Work crews next week will continue construction preparation work for the upcoming replacement of 14 deteriorated bridge superstructures on I-93 in Medford. The primary work will occur overnight, Monday, March 21- Friday, March 25, 8:00 PM-5:00 AM.
I-93 Southbound –
Installation of moveable precast concrete barrier beginning in the area prior to Exit 33 (Route 28) near the Stoneham/Medford line will close the two left lanes. The first lane will close each day at approximately 8:00 PM and the second left lane will be closed at 9:00 PM.
I-93 Northbound –
Installation of temporary highway lighting in the area of the northern median crossover beyond Exit 33 (Route 28) near the Medford/Stoneham line is expected to begin overnight in midweek and will close the right travel lane.
Work crews will complete highway lighting improvements as part of a separate project between Exit 29 (Routes 28/38) and Exit 33 (Route 28) from Sunday, March 20- Thursday, March 24, 8:00 PM-5:00 AM. This work will close the two left lanes, with the first lane closed at approximately 8:00 PM and the second lane closed at 9:00 PM.
Local Roadways –
Survey work beneath the I-93 bridges will occur Monday, March 21- Friday, March 25, 7:00 AM-3:30 PM and may require periodic lane or shoulder closures.
The $98.1 million project to replace the 14 bridge superstructures in Medford is funded through the Patrick-Murray Administration’s historic $3 billion Accelerated Bridge Program to repair and replace the Commonwealth’s structurally-deficient bridges.
For more information or to sign up to receive future updates and schedule information, visit the project’s website at www.mass.gov/massdot/93fast14.