Exits to be closed from I-291 to I-91 in Springfield

Closures will take place from 11PM to 5AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MassDOT has scheduled Exits 1A and 2A from I-291 West to I-91 South to be closed from Monday, January 4th, through Thursday, January 7th.

According to the MassDOT, the contractor will install the barriers on the exit ramp and I-91 South. The closures will start each night at 11:00 P.M. and end at 5:00 A.M.

Depending on the weather conditions, the following detours will be in place during the construction:

  • To access I-91 South: From I-291 West, take Exit 2B and follow signs for Dwight Street. Turn left on Dwight Street, then turn right on State Street. Turn left on Main Street, then turn right on Bliss Street. Turn right onto East Columbus Avenue. Turn left on State Street, then turn left on West Columbus Avenue/Hall of Fame Avenue, and bear left to merge onto I-91 South.
  • To access Chestnut Street: From I-291 West, take Exit 2B and follow signs for Dwight Street. Turn right on Dwight Street, then turn right on Bond Street to access Chestnut Street.

Drivers can expect delays through this area, and should follow the reduced speed limit and use caution. MassDOT says that drivers should avoid the area altogether.

Click Here for more information from about the project from MassDOT, and 22News will continue to bring you the latest closures and delays on I-91, on-air and on WWLP.com.

To report issues or concerns, or for questions related to the construction, you can email I91viaduct@state.ma.us or call 617-454-1839.

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