MassDOT Schedules Temporary Overnight Lane Closures on Longfellow Bridge

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced that there will be temporary overnight lane closures for vehicular traffic travelling on the Longfellow Bridge between Boston and Cambridge.  The overnight closures are scheduled to take place nightly from Sunday, August 16, through Thursday, August 20, during the overnight of 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. the following morning. 

The work is scheduled to conclude at 5 a.m. on Friday, August 21. 

The work will require the closure of only the motor vehicle travel lanes from Boston to Cambridge. Travel lanes will remain open for motor vehicles travelling from Cambridge to Boston and for pedestrians, bicyclists, and the MBTA Red Line.  

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

MassDOT encourages drivers to seek alternate routes, reduce speed, and use caution while approaching and traveling through the work zone.

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