MassDOT Advisory: Tobin Bridge - Representative Joe McGonagle

MassDOT Advisory: Tobin Bridge

Starting May 1, lane closures Sundays-Thursdays,

6 p.m. to the next day at 5 a.m.


Tobin Bridge on Route 1 Southbound (Upper Deck)


Two lanes of traffic will remain open at all times during lane closures

BOSTON/CHELSEA - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be implementing evening and overnight lane closures on the Tobin Bridge on Route 1 southbound on the upper deck’s left lane, from the Everett Avenue on-ramp to approximately the old toll plaza area. The closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 1, and will occur weekly, Mondays through Thursdays, starting each night at 6:00 p.m. and concluding the following day by 5:00 a.m.  The lane closures on these days of the week are anticipated to be in place for approximately three months. Two lanes of traffic will remain open at all times during these lane closures.


The lane closures are needed to support Tobin Bridge structural repairs and safety walk rehabilitation operations.


Advance warning signs will be used onsite to notify drivers about the planned closures and provide updates.


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


For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are encouraged to: 

  • Download the Mass511 mobile app or visit to view live cameras, travel times, real-time traffic conditions, and project information before setting out on the road. Users can subscribe to receive text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
  • Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
  • Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.

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  • Narlie Monteiro
    published this page in Events & Updates 2023-04-28 15:23:48 -0400