LEOMINSTER– The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be implementing a closure of the ramp from Route 12 northbound to Route 2 eastbound in Leominster. Closure of the ramp will occur for approximately 2 months starting Tuesday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. This closure will support the construction of the bridge abutment for the Twin City Rail Trail Project.
During the 2-month full-time ramp closure, traffic on Route 12 northbound seeking to access Route 2 eastbound will be directed to follow the signed detour route in place. Drivers will utilize Hamilton Street to Route 13 and enter Route 2 at exit 32.
Appropriate signage, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.
Drivers who are traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency.