Throughout the week of August 1st, 2016, Barletta Heavy Division (BHD), MassDOT’s contractor for the Route 128 Add-a-Lane Bridge V project, will continue construction operations. Work will be performed project-wide during the standard working hours of 7:00AM to 3:00PM.
The week of the 1st also includes third shift work between the hours of 7:00PM and 5:00AM on Route 9.
At Kendrick Street, operations will include cleaning up and sweeping (Wednesday and Thursday August 3rd and 4th), paving driveways on Thursday August 4th, paving Kendrick Street Thursday through Tuesday (August 4th through 9th), and installing permanent signs throughout the week. At Ramp K4 (I-95 Southbound to Kendrick Street Westbound), noise wall panels and permanent signs will be installed throughout the week, and final paving will occur on Friday August 5th. At Ramp K3 (I-95 Northbound to Kendrick Street Eastbound), installation of permanent signs will occur throughout the week and final paving will occur on Friday August 5th. At Ramp K1 (Kendrick Street Westbound to I-95 Northbound), forming reinforcing and placing barrier will occur throughout the week.
At Highland Avenue, work will consist of installation of northbound timber piles and median drainage. Waterproofing of the bridge deck and finalizing the grade ramps and approach will occur, in addition to utility relocation.
At Central Avenue and the Railroad Bridge, backfill and prepping for approach slab will occur in the latter half of the week, August 3rd through 5th.
At Route 9, installation of mechanically stabilized earth, drainage along the northbound shoulder will occur, as well as forming, reinforcing, and pouring wall moment slab. Night work will consist of installing brackets and edge form.
On the I-95 mainline, installation of drainage crossings and temporary paving for Highland Avenue demolition will occur Monday through Thursday, August 1st through 4th.
BHD will be closing lanes during off-peak hours to continue construction of all bridges. Lane closures are permitted and are necessary to create a safe work zone; drivers are asked to be aware of possible lane closures for their own safety and that of the project team. Please also note that all work is contingent upon the weather.
For more information about the project, visit the website at MassDot Update.
In response to community requests, a graphic providing a key for identifying the various ramp designations, origins and destinations associated with the project’s completed configuration has been added to the project website.