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Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift Posted on Jul 22

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge project in Worcester-Shrewsbury continues to move toward completion. A traffic shift will take place tonight, Wednesday, July 22nd, when eastbound traffic will be shifted from the northern half of the Burns Bridge to its permanent location on the bridge’s   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Overnight Lane Closures through Fall 2015 Posted on Jul 20

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Overnight Lane Closures through Fall 2015

MassDOT contractors began construction work in early July to prepare the I-91 Viaduct for rehabilitation. This first phase includes utility work, intersection improvements and bridge deck repairs with nightly lane restrictions. On Sunday through Thursday nights through fall 2015, one or two lanes on I-91   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Overnight Lane Closures through Fall 2015

Fall River Route 79: Roadways Open, Detours Modified July 18 Posted on Jul 17

Fall River Route 79: Roadways Open, Detours Modified July 18

The Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project in Fall River moves forward with roadway segments to be opened and new detour routes implemented by sundown on Saturday, July 18.  Detour routes for on-ramps to I-195 east and westbound and for Route 79/138 have been modified to   …Continue Reading Fall River Route 79: Roadways Open, Detours Modified July 18

Methuen Rotary Project Shows Progress Posted on Jul 15

Methuen Rotary Project Shows Progress

The Methuen Rotary I-93 Interchange Reconstruction Project at Routes 110 and 113 shows visible progress as construction continues in summer 2015. MassDOT contractors are reconstructing the I-93 Exit 46 interchange at Routes 110 and 113 in Methuen, replacing the existing rotary with a partial cloverleaf   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project Shows Progress

Somerville-Boston: I-93 South Resurfacing Begins July 7th Posted on Jul 7

Somerville-Boston: I-93 South Resurfacing Begins July 7th

MassDOT crews on Tuesday evening, July 7th, will begin overnight pavement milling and resurfacing work on I-93 South between Exit 30 (Route 38) in Somerville and a point south of Exit 26 (Leverett Circle) just north of the Zakim Bridge in Boston. The work will   …Continue Reading Somerville-Boston: I-93 South Resurfacing Begins July 7th

I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Update Posted on Jul 6

I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Update

MassDOT’s I-95/Route 128 Add-a-Lane Project final phase continues to move forward during the month of July. Throughout the week of July 6, MassDOT contractor Barletta Heavy Division will continue construction operations with work performed during both the standard working hours of 7:00AM to 3:00PM and   …Continue Reading I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Update

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations Posted on Jul 2

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced the publication of new recommendations for the evaluation and prioritization of proposed capital projects. The recommendations have been submitted to MassDOT by an independent Project Selection Advisory Council, which has worked for 18 months to develop a   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations

July 4th Holiday Services Update Posted on Jun 30

July 4th Holiday Services Update

MassDOT encourages safe travel during the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend.  Before you drive, check our live Traffic Cameras web page to view current conditions. Traffic is especially heavy at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge on the day before the holiday and   …Continue Reading July 4th Holiday Services Update

Medford Cradock Bridge: I-93 Route 16 Westbound Ramp Closure Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT is scheduled to close the I-93 Route 16 Westbound off ramp on Monday, June 29, at 7:00 AM to begin construction on the Cradock Bridge Project in Medford. The off ramp is scheduled to be closed for the duration of the project through approximately   …Continue Reading Medford Cradock Bridge: I-93 Route 16 Westbound Ramp Closure

MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway Posted on Jun 25

MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway

MassDOT announced a Notice to Proceed has been issued for the second phase of the Infra-Space 1 Project to redevelop state-owned property under the elevated portion of I-93/Southeast Expressway, between Albany Street and Frontage Road. The revitalized area is scheduled to include a 175-space surface   …Continue Reading MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway