MassDOT suspends all road and bridge construction on major roadways from Noon Friday through start of normal business on Tuesday.
Labor Day traffic on I-90 is heaviest this afternoon, Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. Cape-bound traffic is heaviest early Friday afternoon.
Following the impacts of Irene, check out the latest information on roads in western Massachusetts and the Berkshires on our Google map.
Free coffee will be served at the 18 service plazas on Monday night into Tuesday morning, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Free coffee locations include the 11 service plazas along I-90 plus the following:
* Rte 3, Plymouth
* Rte 128, Beverly
* Rte128/I-95, Lexington and Newton
* Rte 24, north and southbound service plaza's
* Rte 6, Barnstable, 10:00pm to 1:00am only
The MBTA service schedule for Labor Day, Monday, September 5, follows:
All subway trains, streetcars, buses, trackless trolleys, and commuter rail trains will run on a Sunday schedule.
The Long Wharf to Charlestown Navy Yard water shuttle will operate on a Sunday schedule.
The Quincy commuter boat to Long Wharf and Logan Airport will operate on a Saturday schedule on Sunday, September 4; and on a Sunday schedule Labor Day.
The Hingham and Hull commuter boat services will not operate.
THE RIDE will run on a Sunday Schedule.
For additional information on routes, schedules, and fares, please call the MBTA Customer Service Center at (617) 222-3200 or 1-800-392-6100 (hearing impaired TDD 617-222-5146).
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel