Construction Closes Two I-290 Ramps Overnight this Week

 by TWIW StaffApril 26, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation [MassDOT] announced on Monday, April 26, two days of overnight closures of I-290 ramps during this week.

The College Square (Exit 11) offramp from I-290 westbound will close at 10 PM on Monday, April 26 and reopen Tuesday, April 27 at 4 AM.

Detour signage will direct drivers to Exit 9 (Auburn St.) to reverse direction to I-290 eastbound to enter College Square at Exit 11.

The I-290 on-ramp from Route 20 (Washington St.) in Auburn will close 10 PM on Tuesday, April 27, and reopen on Wednesday, April 28, at 4 AM.

Detour signage will direct drivers to I-395 southbound to access I-290.

Both overnight closures will facilitate routine construction operations.

MassDOT asks that drivers seek alternate routs when possible. It also asks drivers that must travel through construction zones to reduce and use caution when approaching and traveling through work zones.

Information on traffic conditions are available by dialing 511, visiting or by downloading the MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app.

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