NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced the temporary closure of two lanes on I-91 in Northampton.
The affected lanes, one southbound and one northbound, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day, Monday, April 10th through Friday, April 14th. However, the work is weather dependent, and the schedule subject to change.
MassDOT told 22News in a press release, “the work being done is part of a larger construction project that involves repaving the roadway and repairing bridges along I-91.”
Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes; those unable to avoid the affected area should expect heavy traffic and reduced speed limits. MassDOT will be providing travel time information for destinations along I-91 with their roadside GoTime message boards.
For more information on traffic conditions, drivers are also encouraged to:
- Track travel conditions in real time using our Live Traffic Map.
- Watch 22News, beginning at 4:26 every weekday morning, for Traffic Watch with Nick Bannin
- Dial 511 before heading out onto the roadways and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
- Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions
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