• massdot March 3, 2023 6:18 pm

    Lanes Reopened After Emergency Bridge Repairs on I-495 in Mass.

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has reopened two lanes on I-495 in Hudson after emergency bridge repairs Friday. Crews were working on the I-495 northbound bridge that carries traffic over River Road after a large pothole opened up. The two left lanes were closed for several hours, according to MassDOT. Drivers should expect traffic delays and reduced speeds in the…

  • massdot February 13, 2023 12:41 pm

    MassDOT Testing Wrong-Way Driver Detectors This Week, Creating Traffic Impacts

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is testing its Wrong Way Vehicle Detection Systems this week in areas across the state, which is set to cause some overnight lane and ramp closures. The work is part of a $2.6 million pilot program that will have the systems installed at 16 ramp locations across the Bay State. The project is expected to…

  • massdot January 14, 2023 11:52 pm

    Residents Prepare For Winter Weather

    Freezing rain and heavy winds are moving their way into the state this weekend, and MassDOT is warning drivers to check the forecast before they go out on the road.

  • Boston December 21, 2022 7:52 pm

    ‘The Anxiety Is Unreal' for Parents at Boston Intersection Where Kids Have to Dodge Cars

    Parents of some Boston students are growing more and more concerned that kids have to dodge cars and trucks to cross the street. The issues start at Causeway Street and North Washington Street, where traffic merges from several lanes down to just one due to the ongoing construction tied to the replacement of the North Washington Bridge. “The anxiety is…

  • Massachusetts November 14, 2022 11:09 pm

    MassDOT Installing Wrong-Way Detection Systems on Several Highways

    In an effort to curb wrong-way crashes, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation is now installing wrong-way driver detectors on more than a dozen highway lanes and ramps across the state this week.

  • massdot November 14, 2022 5:59 am

    MassDOT Testing Wong-Way Vehicle Detection Systems

    This week, there will be overnight lane and ramp closures on some highways, as crews work to install the systems.

  • massdot November 15, 2022 12:55 am

    Wrong-Way Driver Detectors Being Installed on Some Mass. Highway Ramps

    Wrong-way driver detectors are being installed and tested on more than a dozen highway lanes and ramps throughout Massachusetts, as part of a $2.6 million pilot program by the state’s department of transportation. This week, there will be overnight lane and ramp closures on some highways, as crews work to install the systems aimed at curbing wrong-way crashes. Through Friday…

  • Boston October 19, 2022 8:38 pm

    ‘Our Children Are Not Safe': Replacement of Bridge to Charlestown Remains on Pause

    As the traffic backs up Wednesday evening over the bridge to Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood, the worry is only escalating. The project to replace the North Washington Bridge has been delayed a year, frustrating Charlestown residents. “I think our children are not safe,” Katy Fleming said. Fleming would know. “It was my daughter who was almost killed last December,” Fleming...

  • New Bedford October 17, 2022 11:04 am

    New Bedford Airport Set for New Terminal, Control Tower

    The oldest commercial airport terminal in New England still in active use is set to be replaced, as the state commits money to fund a new terminal and control tower at New Bedford Regional Airport. New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Representative Bill Straus have received commitment from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for design and project funding for…

  • interstate 90 September 23, 2022 10:16 pm

    Expect Delays on Mass. Pike in Westborough Due to Fiery Rollover Crash

    Delays are expected after a serious crash Friday night on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough. The Westborough Fire Department and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation confirmed Interstate 90 westbound was closed at mile marker 107 after the fiery rollover crash. Westborough Fire later said one lane had been opened for traffic. The others will remain closed for Massachusetts State Police….

  • Tobin Bridge August 29, 2022 9:04 am

    Overnight Lane Closures on Tobin Bridge as Crews Make Repairs

    Overnight lane closures on part of the Tobin Bridge are set to begin Monday night, allowing crews with MassDOT to work on repairs. The closures will run from 7 p.m. through 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday, and are projected to last for around three months, according to a news release from the state’s transportation department. MassDOT said the closure...

  • mbta August 22, 2022 9:50 am

    Tuesday Could Be Worse for Orange Line Shutdown Traffic, MassDOT Official Says

    Things seemed like smooth sailing early Monday morning to the surprise of some — though they were already picking up around 8 a.m. — on what is considered the first real test of the Orange Line shutdown. While some commuters who spoke to NBC10 Boston said things were going better than expected first thing Monday, there’s a bigger test just…

  • mbta August 22, 2022 7:31 am

    ‘Patience Will Be Critical': MassDOT Highway Administrator Talks Traffic Impacts From Orange Line Shutdown

    MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined NBC10 Boston Monday morning to talk the impact of the Orange and Green line closures during the first few days of this workweek. Gulliver said it will be very important for drivers to respect bus routes and turning lanes — which need to be open for shuttle buses and emergency vehicles. Gulliver said they’re...

  • Massachusetts August 17, 2022 10:37 pm

    1 Killed in Fiery Westford Crash

    One person was killed in a fiery crash in Westford, Massachusetts, that resulted in part of Route 110 being closed in both directions Tuesday night. Westford police confirmed that the sole occupant of the car died in the Littleton Road crash, which also resulted in a vehicle fire. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation encouraged drivers to seek an alternate route…

  • Massachusetts August 16, 2022 11:11 pm

    Serious Crash Closes Part of Rt. 110 in Westford

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said there were serious injuries reported in the crash.

  • Boston July 15, 2022 12:36 am

    ‘It Is a Bummer': Stalled Work on Charlestown Bridge Frustrates Bostonians

    With traffic frustrations mounting, The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it is still looking for a solution to the problems that have indefinitely delayed most work on the North Washington Street Bridge between Boston’s North End and Charlestown. “I have been trying to figure out what is taking so long,” Matt Koch said Thursday. Work to replace the 100-year-old...

  • driving June 23, 2022 11:27 am

    Mass. Roadway Deaths at 11-Year High, and Rising

    Roadway fatalities in Massachusetts soared in 2021 to the highest level in more than a decade, and the trend continues to head in the wrong direction nearly halfway through 2022. Preliminary data through June 15 tally 172 deaths on Bay State roads, 10 more than during the same span last year, a Department of Transportation spokesperson said Wednesday. The spokesperson…

  • Sumner Tunnel June 11, 2022 11:36 am

    Boston's Sumner Tunnel Begins Months of Closures. Here's What Drivers Should Know

    The Sumner Tunnel will be undergoing some much-needed repairs starting Saturday morning. Driver’s will have to find new routes — including many traveling from Boston’s Logan International Airport — and business owners and residents in downtown and East Boston will have to deal with major inconvenience

  • Sumner Tunnel June 10, 2022 12:57 am

    Boston's Sumner Tunnel Set to Close Friday Night, Major Traffic Impacts Expected

    Traveling between downtown Boston and East Boston, including Logan International Airport, is about to become even more of a headache. A major, year-plus rehabilitation project in the Sumner Tunnel, which is in a state of “disrepair” 87 years after it opened as the first traffic tunnel in Massachusetts, is set to kick off Friday night. The work will shutter the…

  • Boston June 10, 2022 12:56 am

    Sumner Tunnel Weekend Closures Begin Friday

    The Sumner Tunnel is set to close Friday night as MassDOT crews work to modernize the century-old tunnel — but not without anticipating some traffic headaches.

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