MassDOT announces Forest Hills road closures for the weekend

November 29, 2017
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The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the intersection of South Street and New Washington Street will be closed this weekend for ongoing work with the Casey Arborway project, according to a press release.

The intersection will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday night until 5 a.m. Monday morning.

“During these operations, South Street between the Arborway and the Monument will be local access only and pedestrians should cross New Washington Street at the intersection with Washington Street.  Access from the Lower Busway to South Street will be maintained at all times,” the press release states. “The MBTA bus routes 38 and 39 will operate from the lower busway at Forest Hills Station during these impacts. Both routes will be detoured via McBride Street and Williams Street between Washington Street and South Street. The following bus stops will also not be served: South Street at Spalding Street, South Street at Saint Rose Street, and South Street at Child Street.”

According to the press release, the following vehicle detours will take place:

  • Vehicles traveling from the south to Arborway eastbound (towards Shea Square) should:

o   Turn right on Ukraine Way;

o   Turn left on Hyde Park Avenue; and,

o   Turn right onto the Arborway eastbound.

  • Vehicles traveling from the south to Arborway westbound (towards the Arboretum) and points north (towards the Monument) on South and Centre streets should:

o   Turn left on Ukraine Way;

o   Turn right on Washington Street;

o   Turn left on South Street;

o   Turn right on Bussey Street;

o   Turn right on Walter Street;

o   Turn right on Centre Street; and,

o   Follow Centre Street to the Monument.

  • Vehicles traveling from the north to Arborway westbound (towards the Arboretum) should:

o   Proceed through the intersection of New Washington Street/Washington Street onto Hyde Park Avenue;

o   Turn right on Ukraine Way;

o   Turn right on Washington Street;

o   Turn left on South Street;

o   Turn right on Bussey Street;

o   Turn right on Walter Street;

o   Turn right on Centre Street; and,

o   Access the Arborway westbound at Murray Circle.

  • Vehicles traveling eastbound (towards Shea Square) on the Arborway will:

o   Turn right on South Street;

o   Turn left on Ukraine Way;

o   Turn left on Hyde Park Avenue; and,

o   Turn right on the Arborway.

  • Vehicles traveling southbound (towards Roslindale Square) on South Street traffic will:

o   Travel south (towards Murray Circle and the Arboretum) on Centre Street;

o   Enter the eastbound (towards Shea Square) Arborway at Murray Circle; and,

o   Turn right onto Washington Street.

 

 

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