AUBURN – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be conducting overnight bridge deck repairs on the I-290 Bridge located over Route 12 in Auburn. The work will take place from 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, to 4:00 a.m. on Friday, March 11, and will require the temporary closure of the I-290 eastbound on-ramp from I-90/Route 12.
A detour will be in place as follows:
Traffic will be directed to take the I-395 southbound ramp and follow the detour signage in place to travel back onto I-290 eastbound.
Advance warning signs will be used onsite to notify drivers about the planned closures and provide updates.
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 information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:
Dial 511 before heading out onto the roadways and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, access to traffic cameras, 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.