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Comm Ave Replacement

Through September 2017, the following impacts are necessary for the contractor to carry out finishing work on sidewalks, curb setting, final paving, fencing, and utilities:

  • Short-term and periodic lane reductions on I-90 during overnight hours in the vicinity of the bridge
  • Off-peak lane reductions on Commonwealth Avenue in the vicinity of the bridge
  • BU Bridge will remain open to all vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic during this time
  • A minor pedestrian detour near the bridge due to work on sidewalks (eastbound pedestrians will use the westbound sidewalk between Mountfort/Essex Street and Carlton Street). Please see the Interim Pedestrian Detour Map
  • Eastbound bicyclists will use a shared lane approaching Mountfort/Essex Street and a temporary bike lane approaching Carlton Street (no bike detours). Please see the Interim Bicycle Route Map

Crews are carrying out utility relocations and signal work for Stage 3 Construction.

Traffic Resources

  • MassDOT/s GoTime mobile app contains work zone travel time information for numerous construction zones, including the one that will be in place on I-90 in Boston for this project. Travelers should download this tool from the Apple or Android app store and use it to make informed decisions before heading out onto the roadway.
  • MassRIDES - www.commute.com is MassDOT's program to improve your commute, be healthier, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint. Call 1.888.4COMMUTE, or visit MassRIDES on Facebook or Twitter
  • View a map of Park & Ride Lots throughout the Commonwealth.
  • Check out other MassDOT Traffic and Travel Resources
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