MAS Building and Bridge, Inc. has been contracted by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to remove and replace the North Main Street (Rte. 28) Bridge over the MBTA / PanAm Railroad. The project involves the complete removal of the bridge decking superstructure and partial removal of both North and South abutment substructures. Please review the executive summary below, updated October 16th, 2017 for the activity schedule and traffic impacts. Please note: Night and weekend work can be expected through various portions of the demolition and reconstruction in order to coordinate with the Railroad entities while working over the tracks.
PROJECT UPDATE 1/22/2019: Please be advised that night work for is slated to resume Thursday, January 24th, 2019. Working hours will be Thursday morning at 7:00 AM until Friday afternoon at 3:30 PM. Normal day shift operations will resume on Friday morning at 7:00 AM. The Contractor will be installing structural steel beams over the railroad tracks. Night work is required in order to limit impacts to Railroad Operations and to prevent disruptions to service. This work is scheduled for one overnight shift; however, the work is weather dependent and may be postponed and rescheduled.
Overnight from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM, the bridge will be closed and traffic will be rerouted off of North Main Street as follows:
Stevens Street – Shawsheen Road – Essex Street – Pearson Street & returning to North Main Street.
Variable Message Signs will be installed in advance of the detour; the detour will be properly signed for traffic control during this overnight operation.
Please note that best efforts will be made to limit noise and lighting disruptions to the surrounding community during this time. The Project Goals are to limit impact to abutters, motorists and pedestrians while completing the work on schedule and on budget.
For more information on this project, please contact the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Field Office at 978-475-4385, or view this project on the MASS DOT Website.
*NEW MASSDOT- NMain Project Abutter Letter 01.22.2019 (PDF)
MASSDOT- N. Main Project Abutter Letter 01.25.2018 (PDF)
MASSDOT- N. Main Project Abutter Letter 10.16.2017 (PDF)
Executive Summary - N. Main St Bridge Replacement Project (PDF)