Traffic Advisory: BU Bridge

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 29

DCR CREWS WORKING ON BU BRIDGE

Cambridge-to-Boston traffic will be detoured to the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge

WHAT: Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) crews will be installing barriers in preparation for the first phase of construction on the BU Bridge, which carries traffic over the Charles River between Cambridge and Boston. During the work, all Cambridge-to-Boston lanes will be closed and traffic will be detoured to the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge. Only buses and emergency vehicles will be allowed in the Cambridge-to-Boston direction. One lane of Boston-to-Cambridge traffic will remain open.

WHEN: Wednesday night, Thursday night, Friday night October 28, 29, 30 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. each night

WHERE: BU Bridge Between Cambridge and Boston


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2 Responses to “Traffic Advisory: BU Bridge”

  1. By Ron Newman on Oct 29, 2009 | Reply

    Presumably there will still be (barely) enough room for a southbound bicyclist to get by?

  2. By Aaron Pikcilingis on Oct 30, 2009 | Reply

    Right now it’s 1 lane in each direction. On the Boston-to-Cambridge side there are several signs indicating that bikes can use the whole lane, which is nice (although this is always the case and everyone should know that already, right?)

    For some reason there aren’t any signs going the other way. I took the whole lane anyway.

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