The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing on and off-ramp closures on Interstate 290 eastbound and westbound in Worcester. These temporary overnight ramp closures are to facilitate milling operations.
Closures and detours are as follows:
· Interstate 290 eastbound exit 13 on and off-ramps will be closed overnight from Sunday, August 9, at 9:00 p.m., until 5:00 a.m., on Monday, August 10.
o Traffic looking to exit Interstate 290 eastbound will be detoured to exit 17.
o Traffic looking to enter Interstate 290 eastbound will be directed to use Exit 11.
· The Interstate 290 westbound exit 13 on and off-ramps will be closed overnight from Monday, August 10, at 9:00 p.m., until 5:00 a.m., on Tuesday August 11.
o Traffic looking to exit Interstate 290 westbound at this location will be detoured to exit 11.
o Traffic looking to enter Interstate 290 westbound will follow detour to exit 17.
Drivers who are traveling through the impacted areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency situation.