The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that off-peak, weekend lane reductions on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) eastbound in the area of the Allston/Brighton Viaduct will have traffic reduced to two lanes or one lane of travel in order to safely allow for continued activities related to road reconstruction following demolition of the toll plaza at this area last fall.

These road reconstruction operations are being coordinated with the upcoming activities impacting I-90 due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement project. Please note the following times and dates:
• From 9 p.m., through 11 p.m., on Friday, July 21, I-90 eastbound in the area of the former Allston/Brighton toll plaza will be reduced from three to two lanes of travel.

• From 11 p.m., on Friday, July 21, through 8 a.m., on Saturday, July 22, I-90 eastbound in the area of the former Allston/Brighton toll plaza will be reduced from two to one lane of travel.

• From 8 a.m., through 11 p.m., on Saturday, July 22, I-90 eastbound in the area of the former Allston/Brighton toll plaza will have two lanes of travel.

• From 11 p.m., on Saturday, July 22, through 8 a.m., on Sunday, July 23, I-90 eastbound in the area of the former Allston/Brighton toll plaza will be reduced from two to one lane of travel.

• From 8 a.m., through 12 p.m., on Sunday, July 23, I-90 eastbound in the area of the former Allston/Brighton toll plaza will have two lanes of travel.

• All three lanes of travel on I-90 eastbound will be open by 12 p.m., on Sunday, July 23.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area and seek alternate routes to reach destinations. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. Appropriate signage and messaging will be in place to guide drivers during these operations.

For more information on traffic conditions travelers are also encouraged to:

• Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
• Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
• Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions
• Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.