The state is warning that road work on Saturday and Sunday may cause backups as long as 20 miles on I-93.
If you're driving this Columbus Day weekend, avoid I-93 northbound in Boston. The state has issued a travel advisory that road work will narrow I-93 to one lane from the Tip O'Neil Tunnel to the Zakim Bridge, according to the Herald. Backups of 20 miles are expected for northbound travelers. The closures are planned to start Friday at 10 p.m. and go until 10 a.m. Saturday. Another work session is scheduled for Saturday 10 p.m. to Sunday 10 a.m. For a complete description of the work and lane closures, see the state's advisory. Because of the nature of the work, rain could force postponement. For traffic updates before you get behind the wheel, see the Somerville Patch traffic page. If you use Twitter, you can get roadwork updates from the…
Road closures and detours will be in effect Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Davis, Ball and Teele Squares for the Race of Ireland road race.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
The following message was issued by the City of Somerville: Hello, this is Michael Meehan from the City of Somerville with information about street closures this weekend. On Sunday, March 13th beginning at 9 a.m., police, traffic and parking personnel will be detouring vehicles in and around the Davis, Teele, and Ball Square areas to accommodate the running of the annual Race of Ireland road race. Secondary roads in these areas may also be closed to through traffic for a brief time in order to allow runners to pass. Major roadways including Holland Street to Alewife Brook Parkway, Powerhouse Boulevard, Broadway (in the Ball Square corridor), Cedar Street and the Community Path will be closed from 11 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m. The Davis …