Lane and ramp closures on Interstate 91 in Springfield are here to stay, and your commute to and from work could now be a lot longer.
With the left and center lanes now closed, Holiday travel on I-91 in Springfield could turn into a traffic nightmare.
Phase 1 of the I-91 renovation brought mostly overnight construction, so it had minimal impact on businesses, phase 2 is a different story.
22News asked Agawam firefighters how they plan to get patients to Springfield’s hospitals, with traffic so heavily backed up on the highway.
Photos taken by MassDOT of the work in progress.
The MassDOT says this next phase of construction on I-91 in Springfield will continue for two years.
Lane and ramp closures on I-91 in Springfield begin Sunday night at 5:30PM, and they’re expected to impact drivers for the next two years.
We’re approaching the day many drivers have been dreading. The next phase of work on the Interstate 91 reconstruction project begins Sunday.
The next phase of the I-91 renovation project begins Sunday. 22News is working for you with details of the ramp and lane closures.
The start date to the next phase of the I-91 construction project has now been announced.
MassDOT will be looking at possible improvements to the I-91 corridor from I-291 to the Connecticut line.
MassDOT scheduled three nights of lane and ramp closures on I-91 South and I-291 West.
MassDOT has scheduled overnight lane and ramp closures on I-91 South and I-291 West starting on Sunday at 9:00 p.m.
Exits 7 and 6 from I-91 southbound will soon be closed, so a new ramp has opened to allow traffic to flow into downtown.
22News investigated what changes can be expected in the coming year, and how this construction is going to work in the winter months.
MassDOT workers need to conduct surveying work and put up signs, and that may cause delays for drivers Tuesday and Wednesday.
New information about the Interstate 91 construction project is expected to be announced during a public meeting Tuesday night.
Wonder how long your ride through downtown Springfield will take you? A new sign will give you an up-to-the-minute estimate.
22News explains how the I-91 improvement project to start having a much bigger impact on traffic in downtown Springfield.
Drivers should expect delays on Interstate 91 through downtown Springfield during the daytime over the next two days.