Throughout the week of April 18th, 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 18th also includes third shift work between the hours of 7:00PM and 5:00AM at Highland Ave and Route 9.
- At Kendrick Street, work will consist of installation of retaining walls, deck reinforcing, and utilities.
- In the median south of Highland Avenue, filter tubes will be installed for erosion and sedimentation control. On Wednesday and Thursday, April 20th and 21st, night work will consist of stripping topsoil in the median south of Highland.
- At Route 9, work will focus on excavation, as well as chipping for drilled shafts. Night work will be conducted from Monday, April 18th to Thursday, April 21st stripping loam, as well as installation of Ramp W3 drainage along Route 9.
- Along the mainline, plantings will be installed at the offsite mitigation area.
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.