MassDOT Lee's River Ave

MassDOT Advisory: Somerset, August 19

MassDOT Schedules Overnight Bridge Repair Operations for the Bridge over Lees River Avenue over I-195

Bridge repairs will continue through September 2018



SOMERSET – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that overnight repairs to the bridge carrying Lees River Avenue over Interstate 195 will begin this Sunday, August 19, and will continue through September 2018.


The bridge repair work is scheduled to take place during overnight hours, from 8:00 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., from Sunday to Friday each week.


Traffic management will consist of various lane and shoulder closures. Lane closures will be in place from 9:00 p.m., to 4:00 a.m., with one lane of travel maintained at all times.


MassDOT encourages drivers to reduce speed and use caution, and allow for extra time throughout this area.


All work is weather dependent and is subject to change without notice.


For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are 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.