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For immediate release:

August 9, 2021

Advisory: Acceler-8 I-90 Bridge Replacement Project

Weekend Work Completed Ahead of Schedule

All I-90 eastbound and westbound travel lanes opened at approximately 4 a.m.

Reminder: I-90 eastbound bridges paving scheduled for the weekend of August 13 through August 16

WESTBOROUGH/SOUTHBOROUGH – Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that the replacement of the I-90 eastbound bridges over Parkerville Road in Southborough and Flanders Road in Westborough was successfully completed ahead of schedule this morning at approximately 4:00 a.m. All lanes on I-90, Parkerville Road and Flanders Road are now open for travel.

The project is replacing 8 bridges over 8 weekends this summer between the Route 9 and I-495 interchanges.

MassDOT appreciates your patience during this major infrastructure project.

Details on the upcoming I-90 paving work the weekend of August 13 can be found on the How will I be Impacted? page of the project website. Paving of the I-90 eastbound bridges will begin on Friday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. A reminder advisory will be distributed.

The upcoming work next weekend is to pave the bridges on the eastbound side of I-90, and will not require local road lane closures or a crossover. The work will take place from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 13, to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 16. There will be various lane closures on I-90 only.

Expect delays and seek alternate routes. Plan ahead by signing up for project emails or checking mass511.com before you leave home.

Stay up-to-date and informed by following the @MassDOT Twitter account, visiting the project website, or emailing us with any questions:

For real-time updates on traffic, construction, and incidents on MassDOT roadways visit the Mass511 website at mass511.com. Here, you can create a route, specific to your origination and destination, and choose how and when to receive updates related to roadway delays.

For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are encouraged to:

  • Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
  • Visit www.mass511.com, a website that provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
  • Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.
  • Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.

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