The Massachusetts Department of Transportation [MassDOT] announced that I-290 eastbound ramps at Exit 11 at College Square and Southbridge Street, and at Exit 16, East Central Street, will be closed during overnight hours this week.
On Sunday, June 6, the Exit 11 off-ramp from I-290 eastbound will close at 10 PM and reopen on Monday, June 7 at 4 AM.
Detour signs will direct traffic to use Exit 13, Rt. 122, Vernon Street to reverse direction to I-290 westbound to exit 11.
On Tuesday, June 8, the Exit 16 both the on-ramp and off-ramp at East Central Street on I-290 eastbound will close at 9 PM and reopen on Wednesday, June 9, at 4 AM. Both ramps will not be closed at the same time.
Detour signs will direct traffic exiting I-290 to use Exit 17, Rt. 9, to reverse direction back to I-290 westbound.
Detour signs will direct traffic entering I-290 to the Exit 18 Lincoln Street on-ramp.
The closings are to facilitate routine traffic operations.