495/90/9 commuting corridors

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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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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MWDN: State details recommendations for I495/Rte. 9 interchange

January 8, 2013 11:44:08 AM
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Discussions about how to improve the interchange at Routes 9 and 495 have been ongoing for a while now. Last night the Planning Board got a look at the latest proposals which were developed after an 18-month study by the state.

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MWDN: Westborough board eyes changes to Rte. 9, I-495, Mass. Pike

March 21, 2012 12:38:38 PM
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This isn’t technically Southborough news, but it’s close. I’m guessing many of you commuters out there will want to keep apprised of a project to rework the interchanges where Route 495 meets Route 9 and where it meets the Mass Pike.

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Regional planners suggest improvements to I-495

July 22, 2009 09:58:54 AM

A couple regional planning committees have been studying the I-495 corridor from Berlin to Hopkinton, including the portion that runs through Southborough. This week they presented some ideas to improve the traffic capacity of interchanges on 495 and to reduce traffic along the corridor, reports the Metrowest Daily News. In addition to redesigning the interchange […]

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In the media: Locals join Pike lawsuit

June 30, 2009 06:59:36 AM

Southborough resident Robert Ackley was one of three original plantiffs in the class-action lawsuit against the Turnpike Authority that alleges unfair taxation. The Metrowest Daily News has a story on how the lawsuit came to be: In March, Sandra Murphy had a letter published in the Daily News, arguing the Mass. Turnpike toll system is […]

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