The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced it will be conducting deck and joint repairs on the off-ramp from the Bowker Overpass northbound to Charlesgate/Beacon Street eastbound starting Monday, July 19 through the end of October. There will be one lane closed on the ramp during construction Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The ramp will have one open lane during construction and will open back up to two lanes after each shift.
Repairs will be ongoing, consisting of concrete deck removal with jackhammers and replacement with rapid set concrete, joint repair, milling, and paving of the ramp limits, and the installation of joint seals.
Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.
For more information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:
Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.
Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.