SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Mass-Dot, the department of transportation alerted Springfield area drivers there would be days with heavy traffic.
Bumper to Bumper traffic all day on Interstate 91 entering the reduced lane area leading into the downtown construction zone.
D-O-T had urged Western Massachusetts drivers to avoid driving southbound into the congestion resulting from homebound traffic coming south from Vermont and New Hampshire.
The alert is expected to remain in effect for as long as the work continues on I-91 in downtown Springfield.