Heaviest Labor Day traffic on I-90 is expected Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. The number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to the New York border on the Friday before Labor Day is typically among the 10 busiest days of the year on the Western Turnpike.
MassDOT suspends all road and bridge construction on major roadways from Friday through the start of normal business on Tuesday. The I-93 Southeast Expressway HOV lane will open early at 1:00pm on Friday, August 29.
Please check MassDOT statewide live traffic cameras before you travel.
Travelers to the Cape now have access to real time roadside traffic information through the GO Time system. To plan ahead, traffic information is available for download using the free RideWise Smartphone App that provides live traffic conditions.
The U.S Army Corps of Engineers reports that all travel lanes on the Sagamore Bridge are now open through Labor Day.
Free coffee will be served at the 18 service plazas along I-90 and other major state highways on Monday night, September 1, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
To save time, money and gas, please join E-ZPass to avoid waiting in line at cash toll booths.
The CapeFLYER weekend train service from Boston to Cape Cod will run a Saturday/Sunday schedule on Monday, September 1st. Customers may buy tickets on-board the train or on their Smartphone via the MBTA’s “mTicket” mobile ticketing app for Commuter Rail. Customers are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance. Visit CapeFLYER on the web: http://capeflyer.com
The MBTA service schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 1, follows:
Subway trains, streetcars, buses, trackless trolleys, and commuter rail trains will run on a Sunday schedule.
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South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change posted on Mar 22
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