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.
MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot posted on Mar 28
MassDOT announced today that a new “Quaboag Connector” van transportation service is available for residents in the Quaboag Valley region which includes the towns of Belchertown, Brookfield, Hardwick, Monson, Palmer, Ware, Warren and West Brookfield. The curb-to-curb service has begun as a 12-month pilot that …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot
Aeronautics: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Minute Man Air Field posted on Mar 28
The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced an award of $850,000 to Minute Man Air Field in Stow for a project to make necessary repairs and reconstruction improvements. MassDOT Aeronautics Administrator Jeffrey DeCarlo joined State Representative Kate Hogan, elected and local officials, municipal …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Minute Man Air Field
Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens posted on Mar 23
MassDOT has announced that the Belmont Street Bridge that carries Route 9 over Interstate 290 in Worcester is now open to its permanent configuration. The bridge now features two eastbound lanes toward Shrewsbury, two westbound lanes toward Lincoln Square and a newly-added, left-turn lane through …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens