Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Charlton Traffic Advisory: I-90 WB

#MAtraffic Advisory:  TT-unit rollover, Mass Pike, I-90 WB in Charlton at the 83.5 mile-marker, with diesel fuel spill. Two left lanes closed WB & left lane closed EB. Expect delays in area. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Northboro Traffic Advisory: I-290 EB

MAtraffic Crash, I-290 EB near Exit 25A in #Northboro. Left lane closed.

Update 7:10 a.m.
#MAtraffic update: Traffic from crash on I-290 EB is backed up to Exit 22. Expect delays.

Update 7:18 a.m.
#MAtraffic update: All vehicles are now in BDL, all lanes open, I-290 EB in #Northboro.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Hopkinton/Westboro Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

Rollover Crash on I-495 SB prior to Exit 21 in Hopkinton, causing significant backup.

Update at 8:30 a.m.
Backup currently back to Route 9 in Westboro. Expect delays.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Charlton Traffic Advisory: I-90 WB

MAtraffic Advisory: TT-unit crash, I-90 WB, Mass Pike in #Charlton prior to I-84. Only LEFT lane open. Expect delays. 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Auburn Traffic Advisory: I-90 WB

MAtraffic Advisory: I-90 (Mass Pike) Westbound in Auburn at 91.2 mile marker; Fuel tanker rollover. Right two lanes closed.  Several hours for cleanup.  Backup currently over 5 miles.


Monday, November 10, 2014

Concord Traffic Advisory: Rt 2

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash Route 2 WB at Sandy Pond Rd: RT 2 WB closed detour on to Rt 2 EB. Plan for delays.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

CAUTION: Roads Snow Covered

State Police Norwell, Dartmouth & Middleboro are reporting roads are snow covered in the Routes 3, 24, 44, 140, 195 and 495 areas.  MassDOT has been contacted to treat the roads.  Please plan ahead and use caution on the roads.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bernardston Traffic Advisory: I-91 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash I-91 Southbound at Exit 28 in Bernardston. I-91 Southbound is currently closed . Fuel leaking from vehicle involved.

Update 10:45 a.m.
One lane open.  Fuel leak contained.

Sutton Traffic Advisory: Rt 146 NB

#MAtraffic Large pot hole, Rt 146 NB prior to Boston Rd in #Sutton. Left lane closed. Heavy backup.

Update 9:30 a.m.
All lanes open

Friday, October 10, 2014

Boxborough Traffic Advisory: I-495 NB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Crash, I-495 NB in Boxborough at Exit 28. ALL lanes closed due to fuel onboard the tanker.


Tewksbury Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash, I-495 SB btwn Exits 38 & 29 in Tewksbury. Right lane is closed.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Randolph Traffic Advisory: Rt 24 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Truck lost partial load of timber, Rt 24 SB prior to Rt 139 in Randolph. Right lane is closed.  Currently there is approx 2-mile backup.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tewksbury Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Rollover crash, I-495 SB at Exit 38 in Tewksbury. Two right lanes closed.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Worcester Traffic Advisory: I-190 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash on I-190 SB at the I-290 split in Worcester. Expect delays. Currently approx 1 mile back-up.

General Edwards Drawbridge – Nighttime Drawbridge Openings

TRAFFIC IMPACT ADVISORY

General Edwards Drawbridge – Nighttime Drawbridge Openings

When:
Wednesday October 1, 2014 between 8 PM and 5 AM, and Thursday, October 2, 2014 between 8 PM and 5 AM

Where:
Lynn/Revere – General Edwards Drawbridge, Route 1A over the Saugus River

During the evenings of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 and Thursday, October 2, 2014, between 8 PM and 5 AM, the movable spans of the drawbridge will be opened, halting vehicular traffic for up to 20 minutes. The bridge will be opened several times throughout the night to train bridge operators in the use of recently-upgraded equipment. This work is scheduled at night to reduce the impacts to vehicular traffic.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Burlington Traffic Advisory: Rt 128 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Crash, Rt 128 SB, North of Exit 31 in Burlington. Left lane closed.  Expect delays.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Medford Traffic Advisory: I-93 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash I-93 SB at Roosevelt Circle in Medford left lane closed for multi-car collision with minor injuries.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Lexington Traffic Advisory: Rt 128

MAtraffic Advisory:  Tractor-trailer rollover crash. The 2 left lanes are closed on Route 128 NB at Exit 31 and the 3 left lanes are closed on the Southbound side in Lexington.

This recovery/clean up operation will extend throughout the day and possibly later into the evening.

Update 10:30 a.m.

I-95/Rt 128 both NB & SB in #Lexington will be closed for approximately 15 minutes to #MAtraffic. Seek alt route. 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Beverly Traffic Advisory: Rt 128 NB

MAtraffic Advisory: Rte 128 north at Trask Lane in Beverly. TT Unit took corner to tight, stuck on grass. First lane closed.


Monday, September 8, 2014

Saturday, September 6, 2014

TORNADO WARNING: North Central Middlesex & West Central Essex Counties

There is also a Tornado Warning for the Lowell & Nashua NH area.

UPDATE 5:00 PM:
All Tornado Warnings have been cancelled in Massachusetts


Map data from 'National Weather Service Boston'

TORNADO WARNING: Franklin & Worcester Counties

Tornado Warning for Eastern Franklin County & Northern Worcester County until 5:00 PM!

UPDATE 5:00 PM:
All Tornado Warnings have been cancelled in Massachusetts

Map data from 'National Weather Service Boston'

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Foxboro Traffic Advisory: I-495 NB

MAtraffic Advisory:  TT-unit rollover, I-495 NB at Exit 13B (33.4 MM) in Foxboro. Debris strewn across all three lanes. Expect delays or seek alternate route.

Fitchburg Traffic Advisory: Rt 2 EB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash in left lane, Rt 2 EB at Mount Elam Rd in Fitchburg. Expect delays. No injuries.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Littleton Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Heavy delays on I-495 Southbound leading up to Route 2 in Littleton at bridge construction project. Reported to be backed-up as far as Lowell.  Seek alternate route or plan accordingly.  MSP has asked Mass DOT to evaluate and open lanes if necessary.

Update 7:35 a.m.
Contractor started last night making a emergency repair to the asphalt on the temporary bridge, bringing the highway down to one open lane.  The second lane was just opened.  The third lane is expected to be open by 8:00 a.m.

Update 8:09 a.m.
All lanes now open. Residual back-up remains.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Newburyport Traffic Advisory: I-95 NB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Crash on I-95 Northbound, South of the Whittier Bridge in Newburyport. Only left lane is open, causing backup of approximate 1-mile.

Update 1:06 p.m.
All lanes now open.  Scene is clear.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Auburn Traffic Advisory: I-90 WB



MAtraffic Advisory:  Tractor-Trailer leaking fuel, I-90 Westbound in Auburn at the 89 mile marker.  Two lanes open. Backup from cleanup.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Woburn Traffic Advisory: I-95 NB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Truck lost load: I-95 NB in Woburn at Exit (36) Washington Street. Right lane & ramp closed.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Plymouth Traffic Advisory: Rt 3 NB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Three-car crash with injuries, Route 3 NB between exits 4 & 5 in Plymouth. The right lane is closed.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Missing Alzheimer's Patient: Lexington

State Police and Lexington Police are searching for a missing alzheimer's patient from the Cooke Road area.  She is described as 86-year-old white female, 5'5" approximately 130 pounds, last seen wearing a Embassy t-shirt, gray shorts.

Any information or sightings, please call the Lexington Police at 781-862-1212.

UPDATE 4:00 p.m.
Woman was located safe and sound. 

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Cape Cod Traffic Update: Bourne & Sagamore Bridges


MAtraffic Advisory: There is an approximately 8-mile backup on Route 25 Eastbound onto the Bourne Bridge and a 4-mile backup from Route 3 Southbound onto the Sagamore Bridge.

Cape Cod Traffic: Sagamore Bridge

MAtraffic Advisory: Sagamore Bridge: Rt 6 WB at Sagamore Bridge: Cape Traffic approx 3 to 4 mile backup going off the Cape.

Cape Cod Traffic: Bourne Bridge

MAtraffic Advisory:  Route 25 Eastbound leading to the Bourne Bridge in Wareham currently has a two-mile backup.

Update 9:22 a.m.
There was a vehicle broke down on the bridge, that has since been removed.  That has caused the backup to grow to about 4-miles.

Update 10:00 a.m.
There is an approximately 5-Mile Back Up on Route 25 East Bound onto the Bourne Bridge. Traffic is flowing normally once the Bourne Bridge is crossed.

Update 11:05 a.m.
There is an approx. 8-mile backup Rt 25 EB onto the Bourne Bridge & 4-mile backup from Rt 3 SB onto Sagamore

Friday, August 8, 2014

Plymouth Traffic Advisory: Rt 3 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash, Rt 3 SB in Plymouth, South of Exit 2. Left lane closed.

Update 1:53 p.m.
All lanes now open

Cape Cod Traffic Advisory: Bourne Bridge

MAtraffic Advisory:  There is currently a 2-mile backup on Route 25 Eastbound in Wareham leading up to the Bourne Bridge.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Westminster Traffic Advisory: Rt 2 EB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Camper rollover, Rt 2 EB just east of exit 27 in Westminster. Right lane is closed.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Cape Cod Traffic: Sagamore Bridge

MAtraffic Advisory:  Rt 6 WB in Bourne at Sagamore Bridge: Traffic backed up  approx. 3 miles, going off cape. 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Power Outage: Beverly, Hamilton, Wenham

There is currently a power outage in parts of Hamilton, Beverly & Wenham. National Grid is aware and working on issue. Please share.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hopkinton Traffic Advisory: I-90 EB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash involving TT-unit & 3 cars, I-90 EB at I-495 (I/C 11A), right lane closed. Heavy backup. No injuries.


Billerica Traffic Advisory: Rt 3A

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash Rt 3A in Billerica at Pine Row Ave. Both directions closed.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Peabody Traffic Advisory: Rt 128 NB to I-95 NB

MAtrafffic Advisory: TT-Unit rollover. Ramp from Rt 128 NB to I-95 NB in Peabody. Right lane closed. No serious injuries.  Expect delays for recovery. 



Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Salisbury Traffic Advisory: I-95

MAtraffic Advisory:  Rollover Crash, I-95 NB at exit 60 in Salisbury.  2 left lanes closed I-95 NB & 1 left lane closed I-95 SB.  Minor injuries.

Update 1:45 p.m.
All lanes open I-95 NB in Salisbury. Left lane on I-95 SB is still closed.

Update 2:15 p.m.
All lanes open on I-95 in #Salisbury, NB & SB. 

Blandford Traffic Advisory: I-90 WB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Disabled TT-unit in the right travel lane, I-90 WB in Blandford at the 30 mile-marker.

Cape Cod Canal Centennial Canaliversary Celebration

The Cape Cod Canal 100 year celebration is tonight, with fireworks scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. This display has been promoted nationwide as one of the largest fireworks displays of the year. Viewing for this event will be from the shoreline along the Cape Cod Canal, the shoreline from Onset Bay and the waterways at the west end of the canal.

Please note that pedestrian traffic on the Bourne Bridge will be CLOSED off at 8:00 p.m. Parking for the event can be found on the Cape Cod Canal Centennial website at http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Parking-Areas-for-July-29th-2014.pdf

The Massachusetts State Police in conjunction with the Bourne Police and Fire Department as well as the Wareham Police and Fire Departments will be actively monitoring the event.

If you are not attending the event, but planning to travel through the area, please expect a high volume of traffic and traffic backup is expected. For additional information on the event, please go to http://capecodcanalcentennial.com/.


Newton Traffic Advisory: I-90 EB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash I-90 EB in Newton before exit 17 in Newton. Left lane closed.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tornado Warning; SW Worcester County

A Tornado Warning has been issued for Southwest Worcester County and parts of Hampden County until 5:15 p.m.

~Go inside
~Move to lowest level
~Stay away from windows
~Have a flashlight and cellphone

Hubbardston Traffic Advisory: Rt 62 @ Rt 68

MAtraffic Advisory:  There is a propane tanker rolled over on Route 62 at Route 68 in Hubbardston.  The area has been evacuated for half-mile radius.  Regional Hazmat team is in process of being deployed.  State Police are assisting Hubbardston Police & Fire at this scene.

Be advised traffic in the area is being impacted.  Please seek alternate route if you plan on traveling through this area.

Update 7:38 p.m.
All lanes now open.

Lynnfield Tunnel Closed

The Lynnfield Tunnel is currently closed. 

Revere Traffic Advisory

Many trees down, power lines, debris, etc in Revere.  Many roads closed.  Seek alternate route or delay your travel.  Always assume a downed power line is live;  Do NOT touch it.

Route 1 NB & SB in Danvers

MAtraffic Route 1 NB & SB CLOSED in #Danvers at Route 114 due to #flooding.

Update 10:37 AM:
Route 1 Danvers, one lane open NB. SB will be open very shortly.

Essex County Tornado Warning

WEATHER ALERT: Tornado warning in effect for south central Essex county until 10:30am.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Chelmsford Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Crash I-495 SB in Chelmsford at Exit (34) Rt-110. Rolled TT unit & a pickup. Two right lanes closed.  No serious injuries reported.

Littleton Traffic Advisory: I-495 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Due to ongoing construction, there are continued delays on I-495 Southbound leading up to Route 2 (Exit 29) in Littleton.  Seek alternate route or plan for delays. 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Dorchester Traffic Advisory: I-93 SB HOV

MAtraffic I-93 SB HOV lane in Dorchester is closed to remove a disabled vehicle near the gas tanks.

Update 5:55 pm:
Vehicle removed from the roadway.  HOV lane is open.

Avon Traffic Advisory: Rt 24 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Heavy traffic on Route 24 SB from earlier crash in Avon.  The crash is clear, but residual traffic continues.

Freetown Traffic Advisory: Rt 24 SB

MAtraffic Advisory:  Rollover crash, minor injuries, Rt 24 SB in Freetown. Right lane is closed.

Update 9:40 am:
All lanes open, scene is clear

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Mansfield Traffic Advisory: I-495

MAtraffic Advisory:  I-495 NB & SB between exits 11 & 12 in Mansfield, major backup due to concert at Xfinity Center.

Boston Traffic Advisory: I-93 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: I-93 SB Boston, between the tunnel and Mass Ave (exit 18) 2 right lanes closed.  Numerous 5 gal. buckets of roofing tar spilled.

Update 6:40 a.m.

#MAtraffic update: All lanes open I-93 SB. There is a residual backup.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Marlboro Traffic Advisory: I-290 EB at I-495

Ramp to I-495 NB from I-290 EB in #Marlboro is closed due to earlier TT-unit crash. #MAtraffic detoured to I-495 SB.

MAtraffic detour in place to I-495 SB exit 24 from I-290 EB for I-495 NB, for unknown duration, while cleanup underway.

Update 10:00 AM
The ramp in #Marlboro is OPEN, from I-290 EB to I-495 NB. Debris cleanup continues in BDL. 

Monday, July 7, 2014

Severe Weather Warnings for Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk Counties

Please keep watch for any immediate emergency alerts to weather.  Watch our blog, twitter, and Alerts from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/mema/

Tornado warning for Middlesex and Suffolk Counties until 6:15 pm

6:05 PM:  Boaters in the Nahant area, should seek shelter.

Cape Traffic Update

Bourne Bridge:
Route 28 NB at Bourne rotary, approximate 1 mile backup to the Bourne Bridge.

Sagamore Bridge:
Rt 6 WB at Sagamore Bridge, traffic backed up approximately 4 miles going off the Cape.

Hancock Traffic Advisory: Rt 20 WB

MAtraffic Advisory: Rt 20 WB at Birch Grove Rd in #Hancock is blocked by a downed tree. 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Cape Traffic Update: 10:50 p.m.

Sagamore Bridge:
Route 6 WB to Route 6A (Sandwich Rd), continues to have a 3+ mile backup.

Bourne Bridge:
Route 28 NB there is currently no delay prior to the Bourne Bridge.

Plymouth Traffic Advisory: Rt 3 SB

MAtraffic Advisory: Crash Rt 3 SB in Plymouth South of Exit #6. Right lane closed.

Cape Traffic Update 9:20 p.m.

Sagamore Bridge:
Rt 6 WB to Rt 6A (Sandwich Rd), backup has returned to Rt 6 WB prior to Sagamore Bridge, leaving the Cape.

Bourne Bridge:
Rt 28 NB; Heavy traffic continues on Rt 28 prior to the Bourne Bridge, leaving the Cape.

New Bedford Traffic Advisory: I-195 WB

MAtraffic Advisory: Vehicle fire, I-195 WB at Exit #17 in New Bedford. Only one lane open.

Update 8:55 p.m.
All lanes now open

Cape Traffic Update: 7:00 p.m.



Sagamore Bridge:
Route 6 WB traffic approaching the Sagamore Bridge is backed up 6.5 miles. No traffic backup on Route 3 SB approaching the Sagamore Bridge.

Bourne Bridge:
No traffic back up on Route 28 NB approaching the Bourne Bridge. No traffic back up on Route 25 EB approaching the Bourne Bridge.

Cape Traffic Update 4:10 PM



Route 6 WB traffic approaching the Sagamore Bridge is backed up to exit #4 in Sandwich. No traffic back up on Route 3 SB approaching the Sagamore Bridge.

Route 28 NB approaching the Bourne Bridge is backed up less than 1 mile in the town of Bourne. No traffic back up on Route 25 EB approaching the Bourne Bridge.