Friday, June 14, 2013
Northbound traffic will be detoured off of the expressway at Exit 16, Southampton Street, and directed along surface streets Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Maintenance on Interstate 93 will require transportation officials to close the expressway through Boston two times per month beginning Tuesday on the northbound side. Traffic on I-93 northbound will be detoured off the expressway at exit 16, Southampton Street, and directed along surface streets beginning Tuesday, June 18 at 11 p.m. and ending Wednesday, June 19 at 5 a.m., according to a state Department of Transportation press statement. Traffic may re-enter I-93 northbound at the Haymarket on-ramp. Traffic headed toward Route 1 northbound (Tobin Bridge) should stay on surface roads and access the Route 1 northbound on-ramp at City Square, according to the statement. Work will include tunnel wall and sign washing, drain clearing and …
Saturday, June 1, 2013
MassDOT crews will be doing tunnel and bridge maintenance on Interstate 93 through Boston overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday.
Late night travelers may want to avoid parts of I-93 next week, as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be doing maintenance work Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. The work will require complete lane closures of I-93 southbound through Boston from 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 through 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 5. Traffic on I-93 southbound will be detoured off the highway at Route 38/Mystic Avenue onto surface streets, re-entering the interstate at the Albany Street on-ramp. Traffic that is headed to I-90 westbound (the MassPike) will access the I-90 on-ramp just south of Kneeland Street. “This closure gives maintenance crews access to the Lower Deck, Zakim Bridge and O’Neill Tunnel southbound,” a service alert from …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The major highway through Boston will close due to work on the Zakim Bridge and the O’Neill tunnel.
A major Boston highway will close overnight to make way for work on the Zakim Bridge and O’Neill Tunnel on Tuesday, Jan. 8th. The Department of Transportation will shut down the southbound side of I-93 between 11 p.m. Tuesday night and 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to CBS Boston. MassDOT will divert traffic at the Route 38 Mystic Avenue exit, and motorists will be able to continue on I-93 at the exit near South Station, the site reports.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
All northbound lanes of the highway will be shut down for maintenance starting 11 p.m. Tuesday and ending Wednesday at 5:30 a.m.
If you've got late night travel plans up I-93, be ready for delays or take a different route instead. The state will close all lanes of I-93 northbound from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Work they'll be doing includes tunnel wall and sign washing, drain cleaning and maintenance, plus maintenance of electrical and communications systems. Here are the specific detours that will be in place while the work is underway: I-93 Northbound traffic will be detoured off the highway at Exit 16 (Southampton Street Exit) to Frontage Road Northbound. Ramps from Frontage Road Northbound allow traffic to get to I-90 Eastbound (Logan Airport) and I-90 Westbound. I-93 Northbound traffic will continue on Atlantic Avenue and re-enter I-93 Northbound …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The state is warning that road work on Saturday and Sunday may cause backups as long as 20 miles on I-93.
If you're driving this Columbus Day weekend, avoid I-93 northbound in Boston. The state has issued a travel advisory that road work will narrow I-93 to one lane from the Tip O'Neil Tunnel to the Zakim Bridge, according to the Herald. Backups of 20 miles are expected for northbound travelers. The closures are planned to start Friday at 10 p.m. and go until 10 a.m. Saturday. Another work session is scheduled for Saturday 10 p.m. to Sunday 10 a.m. For a complete description of the work and lane closures, see the state's advisory. Because of the nature of the work, rain could force postponement. For traffic updates before you get behind the wheel, see the JP Patch traffic page. If you use Twitter, you can get roadwork updates from the …