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.
Governor Patrick Signs “Boston Strong” License Plate Bill posted on Apr 18
Governor Deval Patrick today signed legislation creating a Massachusetts “Boston Strong” license plate. The legislation directs the Registry of Motor Vehicles to establish a license plate memorializing the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings adorned with the phrase “Boston Strong.” All proceeds from sales of …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Signs “Boston Strong” License Plate Bill
Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice posted on Apr 18
The Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project continues through the 2014 boating season. Much of the work this season to construct the new northbound span of the Whittier Bridge is taking place from the Merrimack River to the immediate east of the existing bridge. Several large barges, …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set