Auburn, MA – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that due to emergency repairs, it has closed the off-ramp from Interstate 90 onto Interstate 290 Eastbound at Exit 10.

Drivers on Interstate 90 who wish to travel onto Interstate 290 Eastbound are being detoured past the toll plaza and onto Route 12 and Route 20, where they can then get onto Interstate 290 Eastbound.

This closure is expected to continue into the evening hours as MassDOT makes immediate repairs.

MassDOT is utilizing police details for traffic management, and message boards have been activated advising travelers to expect delays on Interstate 90 in the areas of Auburn, Sturbridge, and Worcester.

MassDOT encourages drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes to minimize delays. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.