Media Advisory: Canton
MassDOT Extends Temporary Overnight Roadway Closures on Dedham Street
Closures will occur nightly from 9:00 p.m., to 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Friday, through August 28
CANTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the closure of a section of Dedham Street near the bridge over Interstate 95 in Canton. This closure is already in place and will continue until Friday, August 28. The closures will take place each week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights beginning at 9:00 p.m. and concluding 5:00 a.m. the next morning.
The closures are necessary to allow crews to safely and effectively conduct construction operations.
Overnight traffic impacts will continue weekly Sunday through Friday morning until August 28th.
A detour route will be in place for travelers during these times. Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers along the detour route.
Drivers who are traveling through the impacted areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and may be impacted due to an emergency situation.
For more information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:
- Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
- Visit www.mass511.com, 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.