The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will be implementing a temporary overnight closure of the Interstate 190 southbound ramp to Interstate 290 eastbound in Worcester. The ramp closure will take place from 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, through 4:00 a.m. on Friday, April 23, and is needed to facilitate routine bridge operations.
Traffic will directed to take I-290 westbound to exit 20 (Lincoln Street) in order to reverse direction to I-290 eastbound during the bridge operations.
Message boards, signs, traffic control devices, and law enforcement details will be used to guide drivers safely through the work zone.
MassDOT encourages drivers to seek alternate routes, reduce speed and use caution while approaching and traveling through the work zone.