MassDOT’s AET Conversion: No Looking Back Now as Toll Plaza Demolition Process Advances

Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports, “The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board acted [on August 22] to move ahead with plans to completely demolish Interstate 90 toll plazas by the end of 2017 as a milestone in the state’s progress toward All Electronic Tolling (AET) along Interstate 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike), the Tobin Bridge, and Boston tunnels.” The report adds, “The Board-approved contracts provide that toll[] booths will begin to be demolished as soon as AET goes live [October 28, 2016] and all work to remove toll plazas and reconstruct roadways is to be completed by the end of 2017.”