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Boston Traffic Alerts
Roadway/Traffic - multi vehicle accident
Multi Vehicle Accident at I-290 Eastbound 0.36 mi. beyond Sword St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 7:31 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 7:55 am
Planned Roadway - Other
Other at RT-4 Both Directions at Tewksbury St. Lane Affected: | | |X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|S|S|L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 7:00 am / End:October 30, 2014, 3:00 pm / Updated: October 24, 2014, 7:52 am
Roadway/Traffic - dead animal
Dead Animal at US-1 Northbound 0.05 mi. beyond Alderson Dr. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 7:41 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 7:43 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at US-20 Westbound at Concord Rd. Lane Affected: | | Lane Pattern: |L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 7:12 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 7:15 am
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at US-6 Both Directions at Briar Ln. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: October 27, 2014, 9:00 am / End:October 27, 2014, 4:00 pm / Updated: October 24, 2014, 7:12 am
Roadway/Traffic - debris / rubbish
Debris / Rubbish at I-495 Southbound at Exit (29) Rt-2/ George W Stranton Hwy. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 5:57 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 6:34 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-395 Northbound at Exit(5) Depot Rd. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 6:19 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 6:33 am
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-495 Southbound at Merrimack St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: October 24, 2014, 6:19 am / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 6:21 am
Planned Roadway - Bridge construction
Bridge Construction at RT-2 Eastbound at Exit(40 A/B) I-495 / Lowell-Marlboro. Lane Affected: | | | |X| Lane Pattern: |M|L|L|R|
Start: October 15, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:November 7, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: October 24, 2014, 6:20 am
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-93 Northbound Exit (45) River Rd/South Lawrence to Exit (47/48) Rt- 213/Loop Connecter/Pelham St. Lane Affected: |X| | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|
Start: August 29, 2014, 9:00 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 5:54 am
Planned Roadway - Bridge maintenance / operations
Bridge Maintenance / Operations at RT-24 Both Directions at Exit (13) Rt-44/ Cape Hwy. Lane Affected: | |X| | |X| | Lane Pattern: |S|L|L|L|L|S|
Start: May 19, 2013, 8:00 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 24, 2014, 2:09 am
Roadway/Traffic - dead animal
Dead Animal at RT-133 Westbound at Peters St/Turnpike St. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 2:29 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 23, 2014, 7:22 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-90 Westbound at Exit(10A) Rt-146/Rt-122A, & to US-20. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 6:21 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 23, 2014, 6:39 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-90 Eastbound at Exit(18) Cambridge St, to Storrow Dr. Lane Affected: | | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 2:38 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 23, 2014, 2:47 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at I-90 Eastbound 0.24 mi. before North St. Lane Affected: | | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 2:37 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 23, 2014, 2:46 pm
Roadway/Traffic - pothole
Pothole at US-1 Southbound at Rt-129. Lane Affected: | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 2:35 pm / End:N/A / Updated: October 23, 2014, 2:44 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at RT-28 Northbound at Pearl St. Lane Affected: |X|X| | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: October 23, 2014, 12:00 am / End:November 1, 2014, 11:59 pm / Updated: October 23, 2014, 2:37 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at RT-28 Southbound at Medford St. Lane Affected: | | |X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|
Start: October 26, 2014, 12:00 am / End:November 1, 2014, 11:59 pm / Updated: October 23, 2014, 2:27 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Both Directions at Exit (29A/B) Rt-2/ Concord Tpke. Lane Affected: |X|X|X| | | |X|X|X| | | | Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|L|
Start: October 26, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:October 31, 2014, 5:00 am / Updated: October 23, 2014, 1:19 pm
Planned Roadway - Construction activity/event
Construction Activity/event at I-95 Northbound at Exit (31A/B) Rt-4/225/ Bedford St. Lane Affected: |X| | | |X|X| Lane Pattern: |L|L|L|L|L|L|
Start: October 27, 2014, 10:00 am / End:October 31, 2014, 2:00 pm / Updated: October 23, 2014, 12:51 pm
source: Massachusetts DOT

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