MassDOT announces ramp closures for routes 495, 290

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MassDOT announces ramp closures for routes 495, 290
Drone photography shows the Route 495 and Massachusetts Turnpike interchange. (Photo/Tami White)

MARLBOROUGH – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is announcing overnight ramp closures for the ramps from I-495 southbound to I-290 westbound, and I-290 westbound to I-495 southbound in Hudson and Marlborough.

These temporary ramp closures will take place nightly on Tuesday, Dec. 20, Wednesday, Dec. 21, and Thursday, Dec. 22, from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.

During the overnight work, the following detours will be in place:

  • When the I-495 southbound exit 65B ramp to I-290 westbound is closed, traffic will be directed to use Exit 63A (Route 20 eastbound) and reverse direction onto I-495 northbound from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • When the I-290 westbound exit 32A ramp to I-495 southbound is closed, traffic will be directed to use exit 30A (Hudson Street) and reverse direction onto I-290 eastbound from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Appropriate signage, law enforcement details and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.

Drivers who are traveling through these areas should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution.

For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are also 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.

 

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