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.
Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Sep 1
MassDOT encourages motorists to plan ahead for safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Heaviest Labor Day traffic on I-90 is expected Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. Based on the number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel
Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend