The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing routine maintenance operations along I-190 northbound and southbound in Worcester and West Boylston. The work will require intermittent temporary overnight on and off-ramp closures at exit 4 (Route 12). The ramp closures are scheduled nightly from 7:00 p.m. through 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 15, and Monday, August 16. During the work, traffic will be directed to follow the detour signage in place.
The following detours will be in place:
- Traffic looking to enter I-190 northbound and southbound from this location will be directed to follow Route 12 to West Mountain Street, where traffic can use I-190 Frontage Road to access either I-190 northbound or southbound.
- I-190 southbound traffic looking to exit at this location will be directed to use exit 3 (West Mountain Street).
- I-190 northbound traffic looking to exit at this location will be directed to use exit 9 (Route 140).
Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area. Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.