Highway Divison Massachusetts Department of transporatation
Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project


4th of July Holiday Weekend

There will be no lane or ramp closures from 12:00 PM on Friday, June 30th, to 5:00 AM on Wednesday, July 5th, for the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Current Traffic Management (June/July 2017):

Daytime Lane Closure:

  • I-95 South Right Lane Closure from Route 110 to Pine Hill Bridge - Early start at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, June 28th & Thursday, June 29th

Ramp Closures (see detour routes below):

  • Exit 60 from I-95 North to Toll Road/Route 286 - from 10:00 PM on Monday, June 26, to 4:00 AM on Tuesday, June 27
  • I-495 North from Route 110 to I-95 North - from 10:00 PM on Monday, June 26, to 4:00 AM on Tuesday, June 27
  • Exit 59 from I-95 South to I-495 South - from 10:00 PM on Tuesday, June 27 to 4:00 AM on Wednesday, June 28 & from 10:00 PM on Wednesday, June 28 to 4:00 AM on Thursday, June 29

Detour Routes:

  • Detour for I-95 North to Toll Road/Route 286 (Exit 60): To reach Toll Road and Route 286, continue north on I-95 and take Exit 1 for Route 107 in New Hampshire. Turn left onto Route 107, then take the ramp for I-95 South to reach Toll Road via Exit 60.
  • Detour for I-495 North to I-95 North: From I-495 North, take Exit 55 for Route 110. Merge onto Route 110 East/Macy Street. Immediately after going under I-95, take a left onto the on-ramp to I-95 North.
  • Detour for I-95 South to I-495 South (Exit 59): From I-95 South, take Exit 58 for Route 110. Take a left onto Route 110 West/Macy Street. Take the ramp on the right to merge onto I-495 South.

No detours are required for the lane closures on I-95.

Lane Closures

MassDOT's design/build contractor, Walsh-McCourt JV1, for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project continues working in several areas along the project corridor. Daytime work hours are typically 6 AM to 4 PM. Nighttime work hours are typically 4 PM to 2 AM. A Saturday night shift from 8 PM to 5 AM may be utilized on an as-needed basis. Construction related traffic modifications are listed below. In general, lane closure hours coincide with the hours of work for each shift. There are generally no lane closures on Sundays.

Traffic conditions will be monitored while lane closures are in place.

I-95 southbound:

Toll Road Bridge to Route 113

  • Periodic daytime and nighttime lane closures

I-95 northbound:

Route 113 to Toll Road Bridge

  • Periodic daytime and nighttime lane closures

The schedule for this major infrastructure project is subject to change without notice. All lane restrictions and closures and construction activities are weather dependent. As is typical with most large construction projects, work may sometimes take place without prior notice; however, MassDOT will make every effort to provide advance notice.

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