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Traffic I-93 South Bay, September 2015MassDOT 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 the New York border, the Friday before Labor Day is usually 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 2:00pm on Thursday, September 3, and 1:00pm on Friday, September 4.

Please check MassDOT statewide live traffic cameras before you travel.

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 7, 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 7th. 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 7th, follows:

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

Registry of Motor Vehicles branches and offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 7th.  Many transactions can be completed or started by visiting www.massrmv.com

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