Highway Division

What is the Highway Division?

The ability for the Commonwealth’s residents and visitors to reach their destinations is key to our quality of life, economy, and environment. The Highway Division’s 2,337 employees work to maintain a safe and durable roadway network that encourages travel by all modes for people and goods. Read More

Highway Customer Experience

As residents and visitors travel across the Commonwealth to where they need to go, whether by transit, automobile, walking or bicycle, it is MassDOT’s goal that the trip is made in a safe, convenient, and reliable manner. However, in recent years, congestion has become an increasingly pervasive issue in Greater Boston area and across the state. Read More

Highway Safety

The number and rate of traffic fatalities and serious injuries are critical performance measures in the evaluation of the safety of our roadway network. Last year, MassDOT set targets for both the numbers of fatalities and serious injuries that occur each year in addition to the five-year rolling averages. Read More

Highway System Condition

This section includes information on pavement and bridge condition in the Commonwealth. MassDOT maintains high quality inventory and condition data for bridges and pavements (along with other assets) in order to support full life-cycle management of transportation infrastructure. Read More

Highway Budget & Capital Performance

The achievement of MassDOT’s greater goals and objectives is heavily dependent upon fulfillment of the MassDOT Capital Plan. Measures within the section help the Highway Division gauge performance in advancement of the projects and contracts proposed by the CIP. Read More

Highway Healthy & Sustainable Transportation

While travel by automobile is the dominant mode of transportation across the Commonwealth, MassDOT works to make walking, bicycling, and transit more reliable and convenient options. As transportation emissions continue to increase in the state, and across the country, MassDOT is working to find climate solutions that support reductions in emissions. Read More