Friday, December 7, 2018

Advisory: Daytime Rock Work on Rockport Commuter Rail Line on December 8

Work to occur in Gloucester 6AM–6PM

MassDOT and the MBTA are undertaking federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) infrastructure installation which will increase the safety of commuter rail customers and would like to advise the community of upcoming daytime rock drill work within the right-of-way along the MBTA Rockport Line. Due to the equipment necessary to perform this work, high noise levels can be expected.

On Saturday December 8, 2018, the PTC Systems Integrator Ansaldo STS USA, Inc. is scheduled to perform rock drilling activities during daytime work hours of between approximately 6AM – 6PM as needed at locations on the line in Gloucester from the Gloucester Drawbridge to Gloucester Station.

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