NORTHBOROUGH- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that starting on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 7 a.m. the ramp from Route 20 to Route 9 westbound in Northborough will be closed to traffic for one week. The ramp closure is necessary to allow crews and contractors to safely and effectively conduct construction activities.

During the full time ramp closure, traffic traveling on Route 20 westbound in Northborough will be directed to follow the detour signage in place and travel on West Main Street and turn left onto South Street in Shrewsbury in order to access Route 9 westbound. Traffic exiting the Northborough Crossing area will be directed to follow Route 20 westbound and turn right onto South Street in order to access Route 9 westbound towards Worcester. See below for detour map.

MassDOT encourages the public to be mindful of potential traffic impacts.

Those traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution. The schedule for this work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.