Roadwork Could Impact Watertown Drivers on Sunday

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The following information was provided by MassDOT:

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be conducting overnight bridge repair operations on the North Harvard Street Bridge, located over Soldiers Field Road in Boston. The bridge repair work will include repairs to the concrete beams, repairs to the concrete deck, a sidewalk section, and installing new netting.

 The work will require temporary single lane closures as follows:

  • Right and left lane closures on Soldiers Field Road in the westbound direction under the North Harvard Street Bridge will occur each week from Sunday through Thursday, each night from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., starting on Sunday, July 31st. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times during these nighttime single lane closures.

Advance warning signs will be used onsite to notify drivers about the planned closures and provide updates.

Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.

Any questions or public comments should be directed to Daniel Fielding, Government and Public Affairs Liaison, at daniel.fielding@state.ma.us

For information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:  

Dial 511 before heading out onto the roadways and select a route to hear real-time conditions.  

  • Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, access to traffic cameras, and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.  
  • Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions. 
  • Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road. 

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