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.
Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August posted on Jul 22
MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track. …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August
Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station posted on Jul 21
MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station
Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations posted on Jul 20
MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations