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Electronic road signs tell Massachusetts drivers ‘Use Yah Blinkah’

May 28, 2014

Electronic road signs tell Massachusetts drivers ‘Use Yah Blinkah’

Drivers in Massachusetts got an interesting reminder about signal usage from the state department of transportation a few weeks ago. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) displayed the message “Use Yah Blinkah” on several electronic message boards throughout the state earlier ...

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Boston’s only quarry could start accepting contaminated construction fill

Apr 15, 2014

Boston’s only quarry could start accepting contaminated construction fill

A 127-year-old quarry in Boston -- the city’s only quarry -- is seeking permission to take in up to 1 million cubic yards of contaminated dirt from construction sites, the Boston Herald reports. West Roxbury Crushed Stone, along with excavation and ...

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Massachusetts quarry gains permission for above-ground fuel storage

Sep 13, 2013

Massachusetts quarry gains permission for above-ground fuel storage

Attleboro City Council members unanimously voted earlier this month to provide Attleboro Sand and Gravel with a license to install three above-ground fuel tanks at its Attleboro, Massachusetts, quarry, according to a report from the Attleboro Patch. The company requested the ...

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Massachusetts quarry requests fuel-storing license

Jul 26, 2013

Massachusetts quarry requests fuel-storing license

Attleboro Sand & Gravel quarry has requested a license to store 60,000 gallons of fuel in above-ground tanks on-site, according to a report from The Sun Chronicle. Attleboro, Massachusetts, residents gathered last week for a public hearing, where city councilors asked ...

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Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Jun 14, 2013

Harald, LLC requests permit to remove sand, gravel from Plymouth site

Harald, LLC has requested a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals in Plymouth, Massachusetts, that would allow the company to remove thousands of yards of sand and gravel from their 38-acre site, according to WATD. Harald, LLC wants to ...

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Soil Board issues quarry blasting permit in Freetown, Massachusetts

May 03, 2013

Soil Board issues quarry blasting permit in Freetown, Massachusetts

The Soil Conservation Board in Freetown, Massachusetts, issued a blasting permit to Cape Cod Aggregates for its quarry operation on Bryant Street, according to the Taunton Daily Gazette. The Soil Board issued the permit following a state Department of Environmental Protection ...

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LaHood names projects eligible for ‘Marine Highway’ funding

Aug 11, 2010

Just four months after unveiling the America’s Marine Highway Program, a new initiative to move more cargo on the water rather than on crowded highways, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Aug. 11 his selection of marine highway corridors ...

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Massachusetts bans texting while driving, 29th state to implement ban

Jul 02, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood praised Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on July 2 for signing a tough new anti-distraction law that bans texting while driving and sets strict penalties for the practice. Massachusetts is the 29th state to ban texting ...

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