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Statewide Exit Renumbering Work Complete Posted on Sep 8

Statewide Exit Renumbering Work Complete

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it has completed converting all exit numbers on freeways to a milepost-based numbering system, per Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements. Freeways in Massachusetts previously utilized a sequential exit numbering method.

Final Statewide Exit Renumbering Work on I-290 and I-395 Posted on Aug 5

Final Statewide Exit Renumbering Work on I-290 and I-395

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will begin installation of the new milepost-based signs at all exits along Interstate 290 and Interstate 395, between Marlborough and Webster, on Sunday, August 8, 2021. This is the final corridor to be completed under the Statewide Exit Renumbering Project. The sign installation operations, which will take place nightly during overnight hours from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following day, are anticipated to be completed in approximately 2 weeks.

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: Woodland Road Weekend Work Completed Ahead of Schedule Posted on Jul 28

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: Woodland Road Weekend Work Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that the replacement of the I-90 eastbound bridge over Woodland Road in Southborough was successfully completed ahead of schedule this morning at 4:00 a.m. All lanes on I-90 and Woodland Road are now open for travel.

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: I-90 Eastbound Bridge Replacement over Woodland Road Posted on Jul 23

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: I-90 Eastbound Bridge Replacement over Woodland Road

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will replace the I-90 eastbound bridge over Woodland Road in Southborough from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23 to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 26. Eastbound traffic will be shifted through a median crossover to the westbound side of I-90. Travel will be reduced to two lanes in each direction and opposing traffic separated by a barrier.

Update: Medford All lanes of I-93 Southbound and Roosevelt Circle are Open for Travel Posted on Jul 23

Update: Medford  All lanes of I-93 Southbound and Roosevelt Circle are Open for Travel

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that all lanes on the Roosevelt Circle eastbound bridge are open to traffic as of 11:10 a.m. Friday, July 23rd. There will be some lane width restrictions in place until permanent repairs can be completed which will take several months. Additionally, all lanes on I-93 southbound reopened for travel as of 4:36 p.m. Thursday night, following the completion of temporary repairs to the Roosevelt Circle Overpass which was damaged by an over height truck on Monday afternoon, July 19. Drivers should expect slowdowns within Roosevelt Circle due to the narrowed lane widths in the area of Route 28, the Fellsway and on and off ramps for I-93.

Update: I-93 Southbound in Medford – Work continues to stabilize I-93 southbound overpass Posted on Jul 21

Update: I-93 Southbound in Medford - Work continues to stabilize I-93 southbound overpass

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising that all lanes on Interstate 93 southbound in Medford will be reopened when temporary repairs are made to the damaged area and the overpass is stabilized. MassDOT expects that all travel lanes on I-93 southbound will be fully reopened at some point on Wednesday, July 21. All lanes of travel continue to be open on I-93 northbound as they have been since the incident occurred.

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: 7/16-7/19 Weekend Work Completed Ahead of Schedule Posted on Jul 19

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: 7/16-7/19 Weekend Work Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that the relocation of the movable zipper barrier and other work to prepare for the July 23 through July 26 weekend replacement was successfully completed ahead of schedule, and all I-90 travel lanes reopened this morning at 1:50 a.m.

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: I-90 Eastbound and Westbound Lane Closures between Woodland Road and Flanders Road Posted on Jul 16

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: I-90 Eastbound and Westbound Lane Closures between Woodland Road and Flanders Road

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing work this weekend to relocate the movable zipper barrier to prepare for the Woodland Road eastbound bridge replacement on July 23 through July 26. Lanes will be reopened as feasible; however, travelers should expect that the high-speed lane of I-90 east and westbound will be closed throughout the weekend. In addition, the middle lane of I-90 westbound will be closed during off-peak travel times to facilitate this work.

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: Westbound Bridge Replacement over Parkerville Road in Southborough and Flanders Road in Westborough Posted on Jul 9

Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project: Westbound Bridge Replacement over Parkerville Road in Southborough and Flanders Road in Westborough

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is replacing the Interstate 90 westbound bridge over Parkerville Road in Southborough and Flanders Road in Westborough from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 12. Westbound traffic on I-90 will be shifted through a median crossover to the eastbound side of I-90. Travel will be reduced to two lanes in each direction and opposing traffic will be separated by a barrier. Parkerville Road and Flanders Road will be closed under the bridge and through traffic will be detoured from approximately 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 12.

Route 18 Weymouth-Abington Improvements Project New Bridge installment Posted on Jul 7

Route 18 Weymouth-Abington Improvements Project New Bridge installment

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will be installing the new Route 18 Bridge over the MBTA Kingston/Plymouth Commuter Rail Line in Weymouth. MassDOT is using an innovative approach to expedite the work and minimize impacts. The installation operations will take place over two consecutive weekends in July and will include two phases. The bridge, which was built on-site, will be moved into its final position using a system of horizontal jacks to push the six-million-pound structure into place. This process will be tested from 11:00 p.m. on Friday, July 16, through 4:00 a.m. on Monday, July 19. The new bridge will then be subsequently installed from11:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, through 4:00 a.m. on Monday, July 26.