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Boston Traffic Alerts
Roadway/Traffic - Disabled Motor Vehicle (DMV)
Disabled Motor Vehicle (DMV) at I-91 Southbound at Exit (12) I-391. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 7:27 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 7:29 am
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at RT-114 Eastbound at I-95. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 7:18 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 7:23 am
Roadway/Traffic - Disabled Motor Vehicle (DMV)
Disabled Motor Vehicle (DMV) at I-495 Northbound at Exit (22) I-90/ Mass Pike. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 7:07 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 7:08 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at RT-2 Westbound at Shelburne Rd. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 6:59 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 6:59 am
Acts of Nature - icy patches
Icy Patches at RT-88 Southbound at Charlotte White Ext. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 6:33 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 6:35 am
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at RT-24 Northbound at Exit (17) Rt 123/Belmont St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 6:30 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 6:33 am
Acts of Nature - black ice
Black Ice at US-5 Southbound at River Rd. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 6:05 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 6:17 am
Acts of Nature - black ice
Black Ice at US-6 Westbound at Exit (11) Rt-137. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 4:54 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 5:11 am
Roadway/Traffic - dead animal
Dead Animal at RT-9 Eastbound at I-495. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 3:46 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 3:49 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at RT-3 Southbound at Exit(10) RT-3A to RT-53. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 12:22 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 2:55 am
Acts of Nature - snow and ice removal
Snow And Ice Removal at US-5 Southbound at Bacon Ave. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 2:01 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 2:06 am
Acts of Nature - snow
Snow at I-495 Southbound at Exit (21A/B) W Main St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 12:33 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 12:44 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at US-44 Eastbound at Pine Grove Rd. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: March 6, 2015, 12:35 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 6, 2015, 12:41 am
Acts of Nature - snow and ice operations
Snow And Ice Operations at I-495 Southbound at Exit (10) Rt-123/ S Main St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 12:15 am / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 11:32 pm
Roadway/Traffic - broken water main
Broken Water Main at US-1 Northbound at Rt-129. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 10:58 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 11:04 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at RT-3 Northbound Exit(13) Rt-53 to Rt-123 to Exit(14) Rt-228 (Hingham St/Main St). Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 10:01 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 10:05 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at RT-3 Northbound at Exit(13) Rt-53 to Rt-123. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 9:55 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 10:01 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-93 Northbound at Exit (7) Rt-3. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 9:52 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 9:54 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-495 Southbound 0.53 mi. beyond Exit (27) Rt-117/ Main St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 9:49 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 9:52 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-290 Eastbound at Exit(22) Main St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: March 5, 2015, 9:45 pm / End:N/A / Updated: March 5, 2015, 9:49 pm
source: Massachusetts DOT

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