Post Content

Lowell I-495 ABP Concord River 28DEC09 The end of 2009 brings major progress in the $36.9 million reconstruction of both the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 495 in Lowell, funded as part of the Patrick Administration's historic $3 billion, eight-year Accelerated Bridge Program.  The innovative "design-build" project is repairing six bridges- two over the Concord River, seen at left, two over the Boston & Maine and MBTA railroad, and two crossing Woburn Street.

Demolition work on the existing bridge decks is moving ahead in all bridge locations during the winter. Three traffic lanes will operate at peak hours at all times in both directions. Lane closures are limited to nights, weekends, and other off-peak hours. Construction is scheduled for completion by late 2010.

Visit the I-495 project on the web at the new address:

http://www.mass.gov/massdot/495bridgebundle 

View the latest information on the interactive Accelerated Bridge Program website.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Plymouth Airport Administration Building posted on Jun 15

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Plymouth Airport Administration Building

The Baker-Polito Administration celebrated the groundbreaking for the new administration building at Plymouth Municipal Airport, which has received $4.8 million in state funding. The new 5,500 square foot administration building will contain space for offices, conference rooms available for use by the local community, businesses,   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Plymouth Airport Administration Building

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens posted on Jun 11

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Padanaram Bridge Causeway in Dartmouth has reopened to vehicular traffic today, Monday, June 11th. “The MassDOT Highway Division is pleased to have the newly reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway now open to motorists,” said Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver. “I   …Continue Reading Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances posted on Jun 11

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $21.5 million to replace the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge that carries traffic on Memorial Avenue (Route 147) over the Westfield River between West Springfield and Agawam. “We have appreciated   …Continue Reading Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances