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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Temporary Lane Closures on Route 3A

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  • Closures will begin on March 30, and will continue through the summer 

BILLERICA/CHELMSFORD – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that there will be temporary daytime lane closures on Route 3A in Billerica and Chelmsford. The closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 30, and will continue through the summer, and will occur during daytime hours, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The temporary closures are necessary to allow crews to safely and effectively conduct construction operations including pavement milling and resurfacing.     Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times throughout these operations.  Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area. 

Drivers traveling through the affected areas should expect some delays, reduce speed, and use caution. This work is part of a $2.1 million-dollar resurfacing project to be completed in the Summer 2020.The schedule for this work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are also encouraged to

  •  Dial 511 and select a route to hear real–time conditions.
  •  Visit, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
  •  Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.
  •  Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.

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