MassDOT had a very good week with major project completions.
Full I-90 lane restoration completed three weeks ahead of schedule.
From MassDOT: MassDOT has announced the 2017 construction shutdown window for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. Between Wednesday, July 26, and Monday, August 14, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation along Commonwealth Avenue in the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston and on I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike). The project […]
Highway Commissioner Tinlin reports good progress on the transition to electronic tolling on the Mass Pike. This is a great project and will have huge benefits.
In an effort to reduce the overall duration of the I-90 Median Barrier Project, MassDOT has announced that it will be starting a daytime work pilot program involving lane closures during off-peak daytime hours. If the pilot is successful, this could help speed along the project, which has been causing heavy delays during peak periods.
The I-90 Median Barrier Replacement Project has already appeared in the headlines for delays caused by lane closures related to construction. This project is scheduled to take two years to complete. Here is the project timeline from MassDOT: