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Comm Ave Replacement

What's New

MassDOT will implement the 2018 construction shutdown from Thursday, July 26, 2018, to Saturday, August 11, 2018, to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. The following roads and facilities will be impacted: Commonwealth Avenue between Brighton Avenue/Packard’s Corner and Kenmore Square, the Boston University (BU) Bridge, I-90 (Mass Pike), the MBTA Green B Line, Bus Routes 47 and CT2, Commuter Rail Worcester Line, and Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited route.

See the Traffic Management page for a detailed impact schedule, detour routes and maps.

Throughout the spring, crews are carrying out nighttime and off-peak pre-construction work in the area of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge.

To see the full project schedule, check out the Construction page.

Public Meetings

MassDOT will host additional public meetings in mid-July. Documents from previous public meetings can be reviewed on the Meetings and Documents page.

Contact Us

For all queries and comments related to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project, please contact James Kersten, MassDOT Legislative Liaison, at 857-368-9041 or

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