The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the Granite Avenue Drawbridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic between the hours of 8 p.m., and 5 a.m., on Friday, April 27, as well as Saturday, April 28.
During this time, Exit 11B on I-93 southbound and Exit 11 on I-93 northbound will also be closed and detour routes will be in place. All lanes on I-93 north and southbound will remain open throughout these operations. These traffic impacts are necessary to allow crews and contractors to safely and effectively make repairs to the bridge.
Signage and messaging will be in place to notify drivers of these detours. MassDOT encourages the public to be mindful of potential traffic impacts. Those traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution. The schedule for this work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.
For more information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:
• Dial 511 before heading out onto the roadways and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
• Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, access to traffic cameras, 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.