A guide to detours for the Route 128 Bridge Demolition in Needham

i-95-detour_20161101182940224_6488047_ver1-0_1280_720BOSTON – From Nov. 4 to Nov. 6, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be demolishing the existing Highland Avenue Bridge over Interstate 128.
In order to keep drivers safe from the operation, MassDOT will close a portion of the expressway during the demolition.

Friday 8 p.m. – Saturday 3 p.m.
Route 128/I-95 North closed
East side of old bridge demolished
Saturday 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Route 128/I95 North and South closed
Demolition “transition period”
Saturday 6 p.m. – Sunday 3 p.m.
Route 128/I95 South closed
West side of old bridge demolished
Here’s how you can get around the closures:
Detour Routes Associated with the North Bound Rt. 128 (I-95NB) Bridge Demolition:
Highland Avenue Local Traffic
Northbound I-95 (Route 128) to Maintain Mainline Traffic
Highland Avenue East to I-95 Northbound
Needham Street (Becomes Highland Avenue) West to I-95
I-95 Northbound to Highland Avenue East or West
I-95 Southbound to Highland Avenue East
Detour Routes Associated with the South Bound Rt. 128 (I-95SB) Bridge Demolition:
Highland Avenue Local Traffic
Southbound I-95 (Route 128) to Maintain Mainline Traffic
Needham Street (Becomes Highland Avenue) East of I-95 to I-95
Highland Avenue West to I-95
I-95 Northbound exit to Highland Avenue West