Friday, May 17, 2019

MassDOT Advisory: Newbury – I-95 Northbound Exit 56

Temporary daytime off-ramp ramp closure on Saturday

NEWBURY – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced there will be a temporary closure of the I-95 northbound Exit 56 (Scotland Road) off-ramp on Saturday May 18, from approximately 8 a.m., to 3 p.m.

This closure is necessary to allow crews to safely and effectively conduct construction operations. Travel lanes on the I-95 northbound mainline will not be impacted during these operations.

Throughout this time, travelers on I-95 northbound seeking to utilize the Exit 56 off-ramp will be detoured to Exit 57 (Route 113) and then directed to reverse direction onto I-95 southbound.

Signs, traffic control devices, temporary detour signs and variable message boards will be used to guide drivers through the work zone. MassDOT encourages drivers to reduce speed and use caution while approaching and traveling through the work zone and to allow for extra time through 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.