Were about two weeks into demolition work on the elevated portion of I-91 in Springfield. 22News has an update from Mass DOT.
People who normally park on the second level of the garages under I-91 have been turned away, due to health concerns.
Signage has been posted to direct traffic around the lane closures, but there are no detour routes.
East and West Columbus Avenues are scheduled to have lane closures as a new construction phase is scheduled to start this week.
Crews are closing roads in downtown Springfield this week in preparation for demolition work on the elevated portion of I-91.
Bumper to Bumper traffic all day on Interstate 91 entering the reduced lane area leading into the downtown construction zone.
The inner lanes of Interstate 91 will begin to come down starting next Wednesday, though the project will last more than a year.
22News is working for you with how the weather is playing a huge role with the construction.
The repairs to the elevated section of I-91 may not be a permanent solution for the highway.
The repairs to the elevated section of I-91 may not be a permanent solution for the highway, 22News takes a look at other possibilities.
22News asked the Acting Highway Director why MassDOT has issued road-closure memos using incorrect street names.
The current project to fix the elevated section of I-91 may not be the end of the effort to improve the highway through downtown.
Drivers on downtown streets may be delayed during the daytime hours this week, as crews set up shielding.
It’s not just the highway itself where you could be dealing with lane closures this week, it is also downtown streets.
22News is working for you to show you where you will be dealing with detours Thursday and Friday.
22News breaks down a new temporary lane closure on I-91 in Springfield that’ll go into effect Sunday night.
People driving through the construction zone told 22News their biggest concern is the lane changes, and how it’s changing drivers’ behavior.
MassDOT crews will be narrowing the highway down to a single lane at 10-minute intervals throughout the day.
Lane and ramp closures have been slowing the commutes of drivers on I-91 in Springfield for nearly a month now.
More overnight closures will be starting in Springfield on the elevated portion of I-91 Sunday night.