Holiday weekend Turnpike travelers are encouraged to stop by the following service plaza Farmer's Markets on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday:
Farmer's Market at Charlton West on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 3rd, 4th & 5th from 9 AM – 6 PM.
Farmer's Market at Charlton East on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 3rd, 4th & 5th from 9 AM – 3 PM.
Farmer's Market at Lee East on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 3rd, 4th & 5th from 10 AM – 5 PM.
Motorists are reminded to watch for heavy holiday traffic, especially at the Pike’s I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge, along with Exit 11 at I-495 and Exit 15 at I-95 (Route 128). Check radio traffic reports, call the 511 state traffic information line, or visit the Mass Pike website for expanded Road Conditions, real-time Traffic Cameras, Construction Advisories, and to sign up for E-traveler e-mails updating traffic changes and road conditions.
Free coffee compliments of McDonalds and Gulf will be served to keep motorists alert and safe at the 11 service plazas along the Turnpike on July 4th night into Sunday morning, from 10 pm to 5 am.
Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open posted on Jul 1
MassDOT contractors in Fall River have reached another milestone with the opening of the new Route 79 southbound roadway. The temporary off-ramp from Route 79 South to South Davol Street has been closed. Southbound traffic from Davol Street will continue to use South Davol Street …Continue Reading Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open
Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel posted on Jun 29
MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel
Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 posted on Jun 29
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13