Expect Route 3 Delays This Week
LOWELL -- Late night Route 3 drivers should expect to see lane closures and road blocks through the end of the week, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
The construction will impact north and southbound lanes in Lowell, Billerica, Bedford and Burlington, according to a press release.
Lane closures will be put in place between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each evening and rolling road blocks will be used after midnight. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.
Specifically, Route 3 southbound between exits 27 and 26 will be impacted Tuesday night. The northbound lanes between Route 128/I-95 interchange and Exit 32 will be impacted Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
MassDOT encourages drivers to reduce speed through this zone and allow for extra travel time. Work is weather-dependent and subject to change.
The construction is part of $2.8 million project to install new variable messages signs and Intelligent Transportation Systems, according to the release.