Paving Operations on Route 140 Bridge over I-290

by | Sep 18, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing overnight paving operations on Route 140 northbound and southbound over I-290 in Shrewsbury. The work is scheduled to take place nightly from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. starting on Sunday evening, September 19, through Friday morning, September 24.

During the work, traffic on Route 140 will be reduced to one alternating travel lane. Additionally, the I-290 exit 26 A/B (Route 140) eastbound and westbound off-ramps will be closed, and traffic will be directed to follow the detour signage in place and use exit 27 (Church Street) or exit 25 (Main Street).

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.

For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are also encouraged to:

Dial 511 and select a route to hear real–time conditions.
Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.
Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.