MassDOT Advisory: Blandford, Russell, Otis, Becket and Lee

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LEE, Mass. — Massachusetts Department of Transportation crews will be conducting construction and maintenance operations at specific locations on Interstate 90 eastbound and westbound in Blandford, Russell, Becket, and Lee.  
 
The work is scheduled to begin in some locations at 7 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, and will continue at different locations and time frames through to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11.  
 
 At all times, travel will be maintained on I-90 through the work zones. The locations and schedules for lane closures for the work are as follows:
 
Blandford and Russell
  • In these communities, on I-90 westbound, from mile marker 36 to 30, guard rail repair will occur on Tuesday, Sept. 8, until Friday morning, Sept. 11, beginning each evening at 7 p.m. and finishing the next morning at 5 a.m. The work will require lane closures throughout the night.
 
Blandford
  • Bridge repair operations will be conducted on I-90 westbound at mile marker 30 on Tuesday, Sept. 8, between the hours of 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. In addition, on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 26, drainage repairs will be conducted on Tuesday, Sept 8, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. The work will require intermittent lane closures.
 
Russell
  • Drainage repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 34.5 during daytime hours, beginning at 7 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The work will require shoulder closures during these operations.
 
Otis
  • Bridge repair and drainage operations will be conducted on I-90 westbound at mile marker 23 during the daytime on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Work begins at 6a.m., concludes at 4 p.m., and will require intermittent lane closures.
 
Becket
  • Bridge repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 23 requiring intermittent lane closures during daytime hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  Work hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
Lee
  • Bridge repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 12.2 during daytime hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Work begins each day at 6 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. Two lanes of travel will be open during this work.
 
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
 
All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.
 
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.
 
 
 

 

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