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Traffic Camera I-93 SE Expressway 2012The Massachusetts Department of Transportation encourages safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

Heaviest Labor Day traffic on I-90 is expected Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. 

In 2011, the number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to the New York border on the Friday before Labor Day was approximately 358,000, third highest in 2011. 

MassDOT suspends all road and bridge construction on major roadways from Noon Friday through start of normal business on Tuesday.

Before you travel, check out MassDOT statewide live traffic cameras

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says all traffic lanes on both the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges on the Cape Cod Canal will remain open through the Labor Day weekend.

Free coffee will be served at the 18 service plazas along I-90 and other major state highways on Monday night into Tuesday morning, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 

To save time, money and gas, if you have not yet done so, consider joining E-ZPass (FAST LANE) to avoid waiting in line at cash toll booths.

The Massachusetts Safe Driving Law bans texting while driving and cell phone use while driving by 16 and 17 year old drivers.  Drivers are reminded to travel safely and avoid distracted driving such as using cell phones.  

The MBTA service schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 3, follows:   

All subway trains, streetcars, buses, trackless trolleys, and commuter rail trains will run on a Sunday schedule.

Hingham boat service will not operate.  Quincy and Charlestown Service will operate on a weekend schedule.

For additional information on routes, schedules, and fares, please call the MBTA Customer Service Center at (617) 222-3200 (hearing impaired TDD 617-222-5146).

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