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Friday, December 3, 2010

MassDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY: CRAIGIE DRAWBRIDGE ROUTE 28 SOUTHBOUND TRAVEL LANES TO REOPEN SUNDAY, DEC. 5

Massachusetts Department of Transportation
TRAFFIC ADVISORY
For Immediate Release
December 3, 2010

CRAIGIE DRAWBRIDGE ROUTE 28 SOUTHBOUND TRAVEL LANES TO REOPEN SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5TH.

Effective Sunday, December 5, 2010, MassDOT will reopen the two inbound travel lanes on Route 28 southbound at the intersection of Land Boulevard. The inbound lanes were closed on November 6 during Phase I of the Craigie Drawbridge Rehabilitation Project and will reopen one month later on Sunday, in keeping with the original schedule. The southbound lane closure will be reinstated in early 2011 in order to complete the final phase of this project.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Access during Construction

Bike and pedestrian access in each direction will be maintained during construction.
Charles River Channel
As a result of the construction activities, the Charles River Channel will be closed to all marine traffic reopening no later than April 27, 2010.

MBTA Public Transportation Options
MassDOT encourages auto commuters to consider taking advantage of alternative transportation opportunities to avoid traffic and increased commuting times. For additional information on alternative commuter options please see www.mbta.com or contact the MBTA Customer Support Services Center at (617) 222-3200 or TTY (617) 222-5146. Customer Service representatives are available Monday-Friday 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM and Saturday-Sunday from 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
For transportation news and updates visit the MassDOT website at www.mass.gov/massdot, the MassDOT blog at www.mass.gov/blog/transportation or follow MassDOT on twitter at www.twitter.com/massdot. For more information on the Craigie Drawbridge Rehabilitation project, please see www.mass.gov/massdot/charlesriverbridges.

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