Post Content

MassDOT has the following lists of road closures and other impacts on transportation from the record rainfall of the month and this week.  This information is as of 5:00am, so plan ahead for morning travel.



Haggetts – I-93 NB – Exit 43 Closed

Freetown – Rte 140 SB – Closed from exit 9-8

Freetown – Narrow St. Bridge

Freetown: Route 24 NB & SB @ Exit 9, ramps closed due to washout of Narrows Road & South Main Street Area.

Holbrook – Route 37 between Quincy St and South St – road flooded and detoured

Taunton – Route 44 road flooding near Taunton River – Route 44 detoured at Long Meadow Rd
EB in Taunton and South Street in Raynham WB

Dighton – Route 138 at Muddy Cove – detour Hart St to Elm St to Main St back to Route 138 – road flooded and detoured

Westport – Route 6 EB & WB at Bread and Cheese Brook flooded over road – detour being implemented around this area

Plainville – Rte 1 SB – Closed due to flooding

Saugus – Rte 1 NB and SB some standing water in right travel lanes south of Essex St.

Billerica – Be prepared for detour at Rte 3A at Shawsheen River as river is rising.

Danvers, Right lane closed due to potholes, 114EB from Garden St. to traffic light at Wal-Mart. 

Lincoln – right lane restricted 2A EB at Brook Rd. 

Lincoln – Route 2 EB (at Lexington Road) 1st travel lanes closed.  WB lane opened 3:25AM.

Woburn – Maple St. (local roadway) closed at base of ramp 93N to Montvale Ave

Burlington – Drivers should be aware that the shoulder (not travel lanes) is closed at Ramp – Route 128 SB to Rte 3A.

Chelmsford – 495 SB reports of stormwater sheeting across roadway. Drive carefully.

Woburn – Salem St closed due to flooding (Aberjona River).

North Andover – Right lane restricted Rte 114 E at 1271 Turnpike St.

Wilmington – Lane restricted Rte 38 South of Rte 62 due to water coming off tracks.

Woburn – Washington St. right lanes closed, left lanes getting by. 

Haverhill – City closed flooded ramp 495SB at exit 52. 

Haverhill – Rte 110 at Kenoza Lake, lanes restricted due to wetland flooding. 

On the MBTA, portions of Bus routes 134, 215 and 230 are being diverted due to flooding.
Norwood Airport currently closed to fixed-wing aircraft due to Neponset River flooding.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced

MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at   …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced