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The following is the Thursday morning update on current state roadway flood impacts.

All Lanes Open- Shirley- Rte 2A

Water Removed and Open- Holliston – Rte 16

Wayland – Rte 20 east of Rte 27 remains closed. Rte 27 open in both directions- may recede by Thursday PM.

All Lanes Open- Andover/North Reading TL – Route 28 @ tributary to Martin's Pond

Repairs being performed- Newbury – Route 1SB (@ Middle St./Hanover Rd.)
Sink hole developed, Right travel lane closed.

Lexington – Rte 95SB at Grove St. Bridge- Pumping continues around abutment to keep water off the roadway. 

The following closures continue without change. Area foreman will continue to monitor and make changes when water recedes:

Pepperell – Rte 119 both lanes close – Nashua River
                        
Topsfield – Route 1 closed @ Ipswich River between Route 97 & Salem Road Roadway remains closed.

Billerica – Route 3A @ Concord River between Treble Cove Rd. & Bridge St. 3A SB one lane open (NB will be detoured).  Flood waters of Concord River remain high.

Braintree – Route 37 at Hancock St. Hancock Street is open to one lane NB.
SB traffic is diverted Hancock to Washington (residential neighborhood) to Hancock. Plain St is open.

Middleton – Route 114 closed @ Ipswich River- Roadway remains closed due to flooding> One lane open either direction by as soon as Noon Thursday.

Lincoln – Route 2 EB @ Lexington Road – BDL only closed.  Backhoe removed, cones and AB remain, closed. 

Taunton – Flooding, on Rte 44 Westbound between Rte 138 and Rte 104 (S Main St).  Rte 44 East and West closed due to flooding between Route 104 in Raynham and Longmeadow Road in Taunton.

Transportation news and updates are being posted on MassDOT’s twitter feed and MBTA updates are posted on www.mbta.com.

 

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