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.
- 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.