The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy weekends is expected at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge and at Exit 11A, I-495.
Before you travel, we invite you to check the live Traffic Cameras web page to view current traffic.
The 511 Traveler Information Service provides travel information alerts via email, text or telephone. MassDOT as always reminds drivers to avoid using cell phones while driving.
Toll collection booths will be adequately staffed to serve E-ZPass and cash customers. To save time, money and gas, motorists who have not yet done so are encouraged to join E-ZPass to avoid waiting in line at cash toll booths. E-ZPass transponders are now available at 20 RMV branch locations, including Taunton and Brockton just added, along with 9 AAA offices. Hours for the 3 E-ZPass satellite centers for this weekend are as follows:
Havre Street – Saturday 8 am – 2 pm; Sunday Closed
Natick – Saturday 8 am – 2 pm; Sunday Closed
Auburn – Saturday 8 am – 2 pm; Sunday 9 am – 2 pm
Free coffee will be served at all 18 MassDOT service plazas from 10 pm Sunday night, March 31, through 5 am Monday morning, April 1. The plaza locations serving free coffee include:
- I-90, all 11 service plazas
- I-95, Lexington and Newton
- Route 128, Beverly
- Route 24, North and Southbound service plazas
- Route 3, Plymouth
- Route 6, Barnstable
The MBTA will operate buses and subways on a regular Sunday schedule.
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings posted on Apr 14
MassDOT will host Design Public Hearings in Fall River and New Bedford on the 25% design of four bridge replacements along the future South Coast Rail route. The bridge replacements will provide fast and tangible benefits to help expanding freight service and will also be …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings
Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System posted on Apr 11
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the “GO Time” real time traffic information system is now operational along Route 6 on Cape Cod and will be expanded to highways statewide by 2015. The Governor made today’s announcement at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s transportation …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System