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For Immediate Release: 01/04/2016

MassDOT Press Office: 857-368-8500

Route 1 in Peabody Closed in Both Directions

At approximately 11:30 AM, there was a vehicle crash along Route 1 SB leading to the shutdown of Route 1 Southbound and Northbound in Peabody.  MassDOT crews and state police are on the scene as the roadway is in the process of being cleared.  

At this time, MassDOT anticipates that Route 1 NB will reopen in two hours, and Route 1 SB will reopen in five hours.  It is important to note that these are estimations for when the roadway will be reopened, and MassDOT will continue to notify the public of any changes.  In the meantime, travelers are encouraged to avoid the area and take alternate routes.



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