Environmental Permit Training Workshop
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
The American Council of Engineering Companies
December 5, 2008
Marlborough Marriott Courtyard, Marlborough, MA
Overview of MassDOT Bridge Projects (MassDOT Permitting Overview)Stephen O'Donnell, Interim Program Director
Accelerated Bridge Program, MassDOT Highway Division
Overview of DCR Bridge Projects (DCR- ABP Council 11.20.2008, DCR Permitting Overview)Jonathan Gulliver, Assistant Chief Engineer
Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Joe Orfant, Director, Bureau of Planning and Resource Protection (DCR)
Panel 1: Permitting Recipe & Application Process for MassDOT Projects (Army Corps Eng Bridge Program Workshop, NHESP_11_24_08)Topics: 401 & 404 Water Quality certifications, 106, 254, MESA, and others
Kevin Walsh, Director of Environmental Services (MassDOT)
Paul Sneeringer, Senior Project Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE)
Derek Standish, MassDOT Wetlands Permit Coordinator, MassDEP
Jonathan Regosin, Regulatory Review Manager, Natural Heritage & Endangered
Species Program, Division of Fisheries & Wildlife (DFW)
Susan McArthur, Wetlands Permitting Coordinator, MassDOT
Panel 2: Case Study Discussion- Applying the Recipe to MassDOT Projects (Presentation Case Studies, Lawrence 3 PPT, Concord 3 PPT, Holden 3 PPT)Union Street Bridge, Lawrence, Monument Bridge, Concord, Mill Street Bridge, Holden
Kevin Walsh, Moderator
Panelist: Paul Sneeringer, Derek Standish. Jonathan Regosin, Susan McArthur
Also presenting at the workshop were Monica Conyngham, General Counsel, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Philip Griffith, Undersecretary for Environment, Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EEA)
In the Spotlight
Active Project List [PDF - 231KB]
ABP UpdateThrough August 1, 2013 the MassDOT Accelerated Bridge Program has advertised 179 construction projects with a combined construction budget valued at $2.16 Billion.
Of these 179 advertised construction projects:
- 140 have already, or will, repair/replace 259 bridges throughout the Commonwealth.
- 39 are maintenance/preservation projects which provide work to improve the safety of many additional bridges in the Commonwealth.
- 177 have been awarded to a contractor.
- 138 have been declared complete by MassDOT (or DCR) with two additional contracts terminated and the remaining scope transferred to other contracts.