Drivers will have to detour through downtown Springfield to get from I-291 west to I-91 south.
Exit 9 has been closed since last November.
The closure of lanes and ramps through downtown Springfield has been a hassle for drivers, who say they can’t wait for the project to end.
It is a nearly $9.5 million, five-mile paving project from just south of the Connecticut state line to just south of Exit 6 in Springfield.
Drivers will not have to be navigating through active construction sites, but they’ll still feel the effects of long-term road work.
In addition to arrests and criminal summonses, state troopers wrote 465 tickets during a two week-long effort.
Roadwork can be dangerous for both workers and police.
Traffic will be moving so that construction crews can complete demolition of the outside lanes of the elevated highway.
Some drivers are speeding through the I-91 construction zone in Springfield. 22News explains how State Police are cracking down.
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You will have to detour through downtown Springfield if you are hoping to get to I-91 south Monday night and early Tuesday.
22News has an update on the Interstate 91 construction in Springfield and on an upcoming project for Route 5 in West Springfield.
The headache along Interstate 91 through Springfield may be over sooner than you think.
I-91 viaduct project ahead of schedule and might be completed sooner than expected, according to MassDOT.
22News spoke with MassDOT about when the I-91 reconstruction project in Springfield is expected to be finished.
Closures will affect anyone planning to take State Street or I-291 East during the overnight hours.
Traffic on Interstate 91 through Springfield has been more difficult to get through with the ongoing reconstruction project.
East Columbus Avenue north of Emery Street in Springfield will remain closed overnight from 9:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Saturday.
The system uses real-time message boards to tell drivers how and when to merge, based on data collected by sensors.
Seek alternate routes during closures along East Columbus Avenue and Boland Way in Springfield this week,