massDOT 128 Paving

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In general, this project consists of full width resurfacing on mainline Route 128, ramps at interchanges 18, 19 & 20 and selected portions of adjoining local roads. Work begins at the Danvers/Beverly Town line STA124+75.17 and extends northerly along Route 128 and terminates at the Beverly/Wenham Town line STA 235+57.14. The total project length of Mainline Route 128 work is approximately 4.48 miles. Guardrail improvements, drainage structure rebuilding and resetting, and line striping are also included.  For updates, visit  massDOT project # 607891MassDOT crews will remobilize on April 3rd for night work around the guardrails and center median near Exit 17 and heading noerthward on the northbound side towards the Wenham town line.   


 November 10, 2016 Update


 ADVISORY: Beverly Route 128 (Northbound and Southbound)

Weekday Lane Closures – November 14 and November 15

Beverly, MA – On Monday morning, November 14, MassDOT will implement lane closures between 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM on Route 128 Northbound between Exit 19 (Brimbal Avenue) and Exit 20 (Route 1A) in order to complete paving operations on the northbound bridge over Tozer Road.

On Tuesday morning, November 15, MassDOT will implement lane closures between 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM on Route 128 Southbound in this same area to complete paving operations on the southbound bridge.

MassDOT encourages drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes to minimize delays. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. 

The schedule for this major infrastructure project is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.