Post Content

Bowker OverpassMotorists are urged to plan ahead on Saturday, August 9 as MassDOT construction work on the Bowker Overpass will require ramp closures and detour.

On Saturday, August 9, the Storrow Drive Eastbound, Fenway Route 1 South off ramp will be closed from the hours of 7 AM to 11 PM.

A traffic detour will be in place, directing cars to the previous Kenmore exit along Storrow Drive Eastbound. There will be signage, and police details to guide motorists to exit at the Kenmore off-ramp. Work will also require a right lane closure along Beacon Street where access to the sidewalk and bike path will be closed, and traffic will be maintained in the center and left lane.

The scheduled work consists of demolition of deck surface along the Bowker Overpass. Rapid set concrete will then be installed and finished to match existing grade of bridge deck. Upon completion of recommended curing, traffic will be opened.

MassDOT encourages drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes to minimize delays. Those traveling through the area should expect delays and should reduce speed and use caution while traveling along the detour routes.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Sep 1

Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel

MassDOT encourages motorists to plan ahead for 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.  Based on the number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel

Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31

Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!

Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.   …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!

Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28

Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend

As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and   …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend