I-93 Northbound Closed Overnight Tuesday Into Wednesday

The following notice is from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation regarding the overnight closure of I-93 Northbound on Tuesday, May 6 into Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

MassDOT to Motorists: Plan Ahead for I-93 Restrictions through Boston

I-93 Northbound Closure is Tuesday, May 6 into Wednesday, May 7

This coming Tuesday, overnight into Wednesday, May 7, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s maintenance schedule will require complete lane closures of Interstate 93 Northbound through Boston.

I-93 NORTHBOUND traffic will be detoured off of the expressway at Exit 16, Southampton Street., and directed along surface streets. The detour will allow traffic to re-enter I-93 NB at the Haymarket on-ramp. Traffic destined for Route 1 Northbound (Tobin Bridge) should stay on the surface streets and access the Route 1 NB on-ramp in City Square.

Maintenance crews, contractors, along with State and Boston Police will begin set-up for the closure on Tuesday evening at 11pm. The full closure will begin at midnight on Wednesday and last until 5am Wednesday morning.

Work to be performed includes: tunnel wall and sign washing, drain clearing and maintenance, as well as maintenance of electrical and communications systems.

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