Highway http://wamc.org en MassDOT Highway Admin. Talks National Work Zone Safety Week http://wamc.org/post/massdot-highway-admin-talks-national-work-zone-safety-week <p></p><p>Sunday, April 14 marks the beginning of National Work Zone Safety week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Frank DePaola, Highway Administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, who shared information about a public awareness campaign in the commonwealth, and how drivers can protect themselves and others.<br>&nbsp;</p> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 62140 at http://wamc.org MassDOT Highway Admin. Talks National Work Zone Safety Week MA Highway Safety Chief Loses Job Over Driving Record http://wamc.org/post/ma-highway-safety-chief-loses-job-over-driving-record <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Massachusetts&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Highway</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Safety</font><span style="co Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:35:18 +0000 Jake Sorgen 52290 at http://wamc.org Essex County Officials Want Whiteface Road Fixed http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-officials-want-whiteface-road-fixed <p>Some Essex County officials are calling on the state to fix the popular scenic highway that travels up Whiteface Mountain near Lake Placid.<br /><br />A member of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, Roby Politi, tells the Plattsburgh Press-Republican that the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway is in terrible shape and unsafe. He says thousands of people drive up the toll road to the summit of Whiteface each year but the state has paid little attention to maintenance.<br /> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43778 at http://wamc.org