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For Immediate Release: 05/31/2013
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MassDOT to Motorists: Plan Ahead for I-93 Restrictions through Boston Complete Overnight Lane Closures to Occur Twice this Month
I-93 Southbound on the 1st Tuesday from 11:00pm to Wednesday 5:00am
I-93 Northbound on the 3rd Tuesday from 11:00pm to Wednesday 5:00am

I-93 Southbound Closure is Tuesday, June 4 into Wednesday, June 5

BOSTON- May 31, 2013—This coming Tuesday, overnight into Wednesday June 5, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s maintenance schedule will require complete lane closures of Interstate 93 Southbound through Boston.

I-93 SOUTHBOUND traffic will be detoured off of the highway at Rt. 38/Mystic Ave onto surface streets and allowed to re-enter I-93 Southbound at the Albany Street on-ramp. Traffic destined for I-90 Westbound will access the I-90 Westbound on-ramp just south of Kneeland Street. This closure gives maintenance crews access to the Lower Deck, Zakim Bridge and O’Neill Tunnel Southbound.

For both the Southbound and Northbound closures-- 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 June 4 to 5 includes: tunnel wall and sign washing, drain clearing and maintenance, as well as maintenance of electrical and communications systems.

Plan Ahead- I-93 Northbound- Complete Lane Closure Date for the Month of June:
I-93 Northbound Tuesday, June 18 from 11pm to Wednesday, June 19 at 5am

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