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Amherst Traffic Alerts
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at US-1 Southbound at Collins St/Pike St. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 9:19 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 9:29 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Southbound at Exit (29A/B) Rt-2/ Concord Tpke. Lane Affected: | | | |X|X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:September 6, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: September 2, 2014, 8:38 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Southbound Exit (33A/B) Rt-1A/ Cambridge St to Exit (32B) Middlesex Tpke. Lane Affected: | | |X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: May 28, 2014, 8:55 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 8:29 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Northbound Exit (31A/B) Rt-4/225/ Bedford St to Exit (33A/B) Rt-3A/ Cambridge St. Lane Affected: |X|X| | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 7:44 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 7:57 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-93 Both Directions at Exit (42) Dascomb Road. Lane Affected: |X|X|X| | | |X| | |X|X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:September 6, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: September 2, 2014, 7:47 pm
Planned Roadway - Bridge construction
Bridge Construction at RT-2 Both Directions 0.10 mi. from before Exit(40 A/B) I-495 / Lowell-Marlboro to 0.10 mi. before Exit(39) Taylor St / Littleton-Boxboro. Lane Affected: |X|X|X|X|X|X|X|X| Lane Pattern: |S|L|L|M|M|L|L|S|
Start: September 2, 2014, 8:30 pm / End:September 3, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: September 2, 2014, 7:44 pm
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at RT-138 Southbound at Gibbs St. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 7:19 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 7:28 pm
Roadway/Traffic - Other
Other at RT-103 Eastbound Lees River Ave to I-195. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 5:53 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 5:50 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-90 Westbound at Exit(11A) I-495. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 4:11 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 4:10 pm
Planned Roadway - Bridge construction
Bridge Construction at I-93 Southbound at Salem St. Lane Affected: | | | |X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|S|
Start: September 7, 2014, 9:00 pm / End:September 8, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: September 2, 2014, 2:52 pm
Planned Roadway - Bridge construction
Bridge Construction at RT-2 Westbound at Exit(56) Rt-225 & Rt-4 / Lexington-Bedford. Lane Affected: | |X|X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|S|
Start: September 9, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:September 14, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: September 2, 2014, 2:32 pm
Planned Roadway - Other
Other at RT-1A-A Both Directions at Premium Outlet Blvd. Lane Affected: |?|?|?|?| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 9:00 am / End:September 5, 2014, 3:00 pm / Updated: September 2, 2014, 1:47 pm
Planned Roadway - Utility work
Utility Work at RT-28 Both Directions at Main St. Lane Affected: |X| | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: September 11, 2014, 9:00 am / End:September 11, 2014, 3:00 pm / Updated: September 2, 2014, 1:46 pm
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at I-93 Northbound at Exit (34) Rt-28/ Main Street. Lane Affected: | | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 12:43 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 12:46 pm
Roadway/Traffic - dead animal
Dead Animal at RT-213 Westbound at Pleasant Valley St. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 12:18 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 12:20 pm
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at RT-2 Westbound at Exit(56) Rt-225 & Rt-4 / Lexington-Bedford. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 12:08 pm / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 12:17 pm
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at RT-133 Westbound at Magnolia Ave. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 11:35 am / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 11:32 am
Roadway/Traffic - dead animal
Dead Animal at RT-1A Northbound at High St. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 9:37 am / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 9:39 am
Roadway/Traffic - loose / missing catch basin cover
Loose / Missing Catch Basin Cover at I-95 Southbound at Mishawum Rd. Lane Affected: | | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 8:49 am / End:N/A / Updated: September 2, 2014, 8:53 am
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Both Directions at Main St. Lane Affected: | | | | |X|X|X|X|X| | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|
Start: September 2, 2014, 6:00 am / End:September 5, 2014, 6:00 pm / Updated: September 2, 2014, 8:32 am
source: Massachusetts DOT

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