495/90/9 commuting corridors

MassDOT to hold hearing on MassPike bridge replacement project

February 21, 2020 08:59:38 AM
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Next week, the Mass Dept of Transportation will hold a public hearing in Southborough on a bridge replacement project.

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Master Plan Committee and state legislators to discuss transportation issues/opportunities – January 15

January 7, 2020 11:01:30 AM
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A week from Wednesday, the Master Plan Committee will discuss the impact on Southborough of regional and state transportation issues and opportunities.

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MassDOT to hold info meetings on next stage of 495/90 Interchange project

July 15, 2019 09:30:00 AM
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The Town Clerk’s office shared the state’s notification about upcoming Public Information Meetings on the 495/90 Interchange.

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Officials talk up 495/MassPike interchange project

April 22, 2019 09:35:40 AM
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A meeting held by the 495/MetroWest Partnership included a subject that impacts many commuters and businesses in our town – the state’s project to improve the 495-MassPike interchange.

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SWL: Rte 9 work to avoid biggest impacts

August 15, 2018 12:52:20 PM

Southborough Wicked Local dug up more details on the upcoming Route 9 project I posted about yesterday.

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Update on highway improvements: Land conveyed, Rte 9 work to begin, and status of 495/90 project (Updated)

August 14, 2018 02:40:38 PM
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A road resurfacing and improvement project will cover the 1.47 mile stretch of Route 9 from the Framingham line to just West of White Bagley Road/Breakneck Hill Road.

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Comment on the 495/90 interchange project (and other points impacted by the junction)

October 3, 2017 11:30:23 AM
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The state is seeking public comment on needed improvements for the Route 495 and MassPike Interchange. The Mass Department of Transportation is reaching out to Southborough because of our proximity. As stated on the MassDOT website dedicated to the issue, traffic congestion at I-495/I-90 impacts the interchange of Route 9/495.

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Transportation news: MassPike tolls, train fare & schedule, and Boroughs’ “Last Mile Connection”

January 12, 2016 12:35:59 PM
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If you are a resident, you may be concerned about news related to commuting elsewhere by rail or Mass Pike. If you own an area business (or are encouraging local development), you’re likely more worried about commuting within our local hub.

Recent announcements cover it all.

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495/9/90 Interchange projects no longer in jeopardy

June 22, 2015 11:28:54 AM
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According to local legislators, planned projects to improve the interchange at 495 and Route 9, and another for 495 and the Mass Pike were in jeopardy. But, never fear, their priorities have be re-secured.

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The 495/MetroWest Partnership news on Transportation Nightmares

October 29, 2014 11:20:51 AM
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The 495/MetroWest Partnership has issued an update on the region’s “Top Ten Transportation Nightmares”. It includes updates on Southborough traffic problems.

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Public comment open on regional highway and transit projects – deadline June 19th

June 3, 2014 12:26:20 PM

It looks like now is your chance to weigh in on state decisions about construction plans for our area highways.

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State looking at changes to Rte 9, Flagg Road and Crystal Pond intersections: comments due 9/16

September 9, 2013 09:30:39 AM
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MassDOT is considering construction to relieve traffic on Rte 9 near 495 and Mass Pike. Some recommendations directly impact Southborough. Deadline for public comment on study is Monday, September 16.

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State wants to widen a stretch of Route 9 in Soutborough

February 4, 2013 11:44:36 AM
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Last month MassDOT along with regional planning committees shared a series of recommendations to solve the traffic mess that is the Route 9/495 interchange. One of the proposed solutions – widening a stretch of Route 9 in Southborough – has made it into the department’s 10-year plan to upgrade the state’s infrastructure.

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Water main break on Route 9 causes traffic headache this morning

January 28, 2013 10:57:54 AM

Those of you headed east through Southborough this morning were faced with a slow go. Work to repair a broken water main had Route 9 eastbound down to one lane in Fayville, and that caused a miles-long backup along Route 9, as well as delays on side roads as commuters tried to find ways around the traffic.

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