I-93 North at Exit 16 and related on-ramps will be closed overnight between 12:30 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 22. All traffic will be detoured at Exit 16 (Southampton Street, Andrew Square). In addition, ongoing pavement resurfacing, bridge deck and lighting repair will cause nighttime lane closures on I-93 North and South of Boston.
The detour for I–93 North will follow Frontage Road northbound to Atlantic Avenue and the I-93 North on-ramp near Seaport Boulevard. The I-93 North on-ramp at Essex Street will remain open. In addition the I-93 North on-ramps at Congress Street in South Boston, from I-90 East and West and at Mass Ave and Broadway will be closed and detoured.
This closure is the first of a more efficient Mass Turnpike Authority traffic plan. By closing segments of the interstate tunnel system once a month at selected time frames not expected to impact the majority of drivers, more extensive maintenance, construction, sign installation, electrical and other utility work can be accomplished.
MassHighway also wants to remind drivers they may experience delays this summer due to lane closures at night on I-93 North and South between Medford and Somerville and from Boston to Quincy from 9 pm to 5 am Sunday though Friday. These lane closures allow MassHighway contractors to complete pavement resurfacing, bridge deck and lighting repairs.
Fore River Bridge Project Milestone posted on Jul 29
The Fore River Bridge Replacement Project in Quincy-Weymouth continues during the summer of 2014 with installation of the permanent bridge components along with a new milestone: arrival of the new bridge steel sections. The view above shows the progress made at the Quincy tower location. …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project Milestone
Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31 posted on Jul 28
A City of Somerville and MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meeting regarding Medford Street Bridge construction has been scheduled for the following: Thursday, July 31, 6:00pm, Public Safety Building, 220 Washington Street, Somerville. Green Line Extension construction is underway and will involve periodic traffic impacts …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31
MBTA: New WiFi System Announced posted on Jul 24
Under a new license agreement signed today by MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott, a state-of-the-art WiFi system will be installed throughout the MBTA’s sprawling network of fourteen Commuter Rail lines. At no cost to the MBTA or its customers, inMOTION Wireless, Inc. will build a …Continue Reading MBTA: New WiFi System Announced