The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that crews and contractors will be carrying out construction operations during off-peak hours beginning in the evening of August 28 and ending in the early morning on September 1 on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike). The overnight ramp closures will not impact the highway itself as all travel lanes on I-90 east and westbound will remain open during the overnight ramp work.

The full traffic impacts for these operations are as follows:

Monday, August 28, and Tuesday, August 29

• Between 10:30 p.m., Monday, August 28 and 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 29, the I-90 Exit 9 (Sturbridge) eastbound off ramp will be closed. Traffic looking to exit I-90 EB at this location will be directed to follow a detour route that utilizes Exit 8 in Palmer.

• Between 10 p.m., Monday, August 28 and 5 a.m. on Tuesday, August 29, the I-90 Exit 13 (Natick/Framingham) Route 30 eastbound on and off ramps will be closed. Traffic looking to Exit I-90 eastbound will be directed to follow the detour signage in place.

Tuesday, August 29, to Wednesday, August 30

• Between 9 p.m., Tuesday, August 29 and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, the I-90 Exit 10A (Millbury) on and off ramps will be closed. Traffic looking to exit or access I-90 at this location will be directed to follow a detour route that utilizes Exit 11.

Wednesday, August 30, to Thursday, August 31

• Between 9 p.m., Wednesday, August 30 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, the I-90 Exit 10A (Millbury) on and off ramps will be closed. Traffic looking to exit or access I-90 at this location will be directed to follow a detour route that utilizes Exit 11.

• Between 10 p.m., Wednesday, August 30 and 5 a.m. on Thursday, August 31, the I-90 Exit 10 (Auburn) off ramp to Route 12 westbound will be closed. Traffic looking access Route 12 westbound at this location will be directed to follow a detour route that will direct traffic to I-290 eastbound and Route 12 westbound.

Thursday, August 31, to Friday September 1

• Between 10 p.m., Thursday, August 31 and 5 a.m. on Friday, September 1, the Route 12 westbound ramp to I-90 Exit 10 (Auburn) will be closed. Traffic looking access I-90 from Route 12 westbound at this location will be directed to follow the signed detour route.

MassDOT encourages travelers to seek alternate routes and be mindful of possible delays, allow extra time to reach their destinations, and devote their full attention to the roadway when traveling through these work zones. Appropriate signage will be in place to guide travelers to the detour routes during these times.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.