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Whittier Bridge, August 8, 2013MassDOT contractors for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project will continue work during the weeks of December 22 and December 29. No work will be performed on Christmas Day, December 25, and New Year’s Day, January 1.

The work will require daytime lane single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound throughout the project limits. Should nighttime closures be necessary, they would be single or multiple lanes, depending on the location.

A single lane closure on I-95 northbound from the on-ramp at Route 113 to just north of the off-ramp for Route 110 west will be in place most work days from 7 AM to 5 PM through 2014. The closure is necessary for the contractor to build the new I-95 northbound alignment. The lane closure hours will be 7 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 7 AM to 3 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

Work including the following:

Week of December 22:

I-95 at northern end of project

  • Drainage system construction – 7 AM to 3:30 PM

Evans Place between Elm Street and I-95

  • Utility relocations – 7 AM to 3:30 PM

I-95 northbound between Evans Place to Route 110

  • Earth/rock excavation – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Retaining wall “E” construction – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 at southern end of project

  • Embankment construction – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Drain line installation – 7 AM to 5 PM

Whittier Bridge

  • Install pile caps and footings at Pier 3 – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Install mini-piles at Pier 2 – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Pile, footing and tower installation in river and on shorelines for support during intermediate stages of bridge erection – 7 AM to 5 PM

Evans Place Bridge

  • Drilled shaft installation – 7 AM to 5 PM
    • Lane restrictions – one alternating travel lane with a police detail officer

Railroad Bridge

  • Install support of excavation and begin excavation – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 northbound immediately north of Whittier Bridge

  • Retaining wall “D” construction – 7 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Abutment wall installation for support of bridge deck – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 northbound immediately south of Whittier Bridge

  • Footing installation – 7 AM to 5 PM

Week of December 29:

 

I-95 at northern end of project

  • Drainage system construction – 7 AM to 3:30 PM

I-95 northbound between Evans Place to Route 110

  • Earth/rock excavation – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Retaining wall “E” construction – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 at southern end of project

  • Embankment construction – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Drain line installation – 7 AM to 5 PM

Whittier Bridge

  • Install pile caps and footings at Pier 3 – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Install mini-piles at Pier 2 – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Pile and tower installation in river and on shorelines for support during intermediate stages of bridge erection – 7 AM to 5 PM

Evans Place Bridge

  • Drilled shaft installation – 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Lane restrictions – one alternating travel lane with a police detail officer

Railroad Bridge

  • Install support of excavation and begin excavation – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 northbound immediately north of Whittier Bridge

  • Retaining wall “D” construction – 7 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Abutment wall installation for support of bridge deck – 7 AM to 5 PM

I-95 northbound immediately south of Whittier Bridge

  • Abutment wall installation for support of bridge deck – 7 AM to 5 PM

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