Sections of I-91 North and South closed in Springfield

Detour information below

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – There are full detours of sections of I-91 northbound and southbound in place while MassDOT crews repaint lane lines on the road surface.

The sections of the highway shut down at 6:00 in the morning, and will remain closed until 6:00 at night.

MassDOT announced that line painting on I-91 northbound finished around noon Saturday.

DETOURS

  • Drivers on I-91N will be directed off the highway at Exit 3, and detoured onto East Columbus Avenue. Drivers will be able to get back on I-91 North at Interchange 7
  • Drivers on I-91S will be directed off the highway at Exit 6 and detoured onto Hall of Fame Avenue. Drivers will be able to get back on I-91 South at Interchange 3.
  • Traffic under I-91 at Broad Street and Union Street will be restricted and will be re-directed to the crossings under I-91 at State Street and Main Street.

Drivers will be guided by message boards and signs along the way. MassDOT spokesman Patrick Marvin said in a release sent to 22News that drivers who must travel through the area should expect delays, slow down, and use caution.

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