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Overnight Milling & Paving on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting milling and paving at various intersections along Atlantic Avenue from High Street to Mercantile Street and on Surface Road from Clinton Street to Oliver Street in Boston.

The work is scheduled to take place this week in overnight hours only through August 28, excluding Saturdays, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. The work will require temporary lane closures with some temporary pedestrian detours of adjoining side streets.

Drivers who are traveling through the area should reduce speed, and use caution. 

All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency. For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are encouraged to:

  • Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
  • Visit, 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.