Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The major highway through Boston will close due to work on the Zakim Bridge and the O’Neill tunnel.
A major Boston highway will close overnight to make way for work on the Zakim Bridge and O’Neill Tunnel. The Department of Transportation will shut down the southbound side of I-93 between 11 p.m. Tuesday night and 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to CBS Boston. MassDOT will divert traffic at the Route 38 Mystic Avenue exit and will be able to continue on I-93 at the exit near South Station, the site reports.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
State Police say there are minimal traffic delays at this time, but there is potential damage.
State highway personnel are assessing damage to the Tip O’Neill tunnel after a truck struck the tunnel’s ceiling. The truck, which was being carried on a flatbed by a tractor, hit the ceiling of the tunnel on Route 93 southbound at 9:40 a.m. and has caused “potential damage to wires and light fixtures,” according to a Massachusetts State Police alert. The damaged wires have been removed and the truck has exited the tunnel and is in the breakdown lane of Route 93 southbound, according to an alert. Traffic is backed up to the Zakim Bridge, and all lanes have reopened, the alert says.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The park will be near the Zakim bridge, in East Cambridge.
Construction on a long-awaited Charles River Skatepark is set to begin next year, per agreement of the two agencies charged with building it. The skatepark has been in the works since 2001, when the Charles River Conservancy began planning for it and raising what today totals $2.5 million toward its construction. This summer the CRC and the state Department of Conservation and Recreation finalized the Memorandum of Agreement governing the contruction of the park, which will be in North Point Park in East Cambridge, under the ramps of the Zakim Bridge. After the park is complete, the DCR will operate it. The park will serve skateboarders, rollerbladers and BMX bikers. Its design was based on the input of hundreds of skaters in the Greater …