DOT Mass Turnpike

Open Issues: 13 Closed Issues: 37 Acknowledged Issues: 2

Area to capture issues relating to the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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  • River St Cambridge, MA - Cambridgeport

    Drivers are continually swerving into the wrong lanes at this intersection because the lane markings are unclear.

    Left lane: Some seem to believe this is a left-turn only lane.

    Middle lane: Some do not bump right when cross Memorial Drive and instead veer into the left lane, possibly because of the "left lane" comment above. Other times, people turn left from the middle lane, cutting off people in the left lane who are continuing straight.

    Right lane: Designated as a right turn only lane, but this is not clear as many drivers continue straight when in this lane.

    There are no signs to help drivers understand which lanes have which rules, nor are there any signs indicating that the road they are approaching is Memorial Drive. This is a junction that many out-of-towners first approach when coming off the Mass Pike and it must be incredibly confusing for them.

    The lane markings can be improved and start further back, perhaps toward the middle of the bridge.

    Some signs need to be added, again perhaps need the middle or even beginning of the bridge, which will be helpful during times of busy traffic.

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  • 1699 Worcester Rd Framingham, MA 01701, USA - Framingham

    Lane on Route 9 east terminates into an exit for the Mass Pike, without an sign indicating the lane is "exit only"

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  • Charlesgate pothole Acknowledged
    Charlesgate East & Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215, USA - Back Bay

    A large pothole has opened up on the Charlesgate overpass above the Turnpike. The pothole is located on the roadway headed towards Storrow Drive from Boylston Street/Fenway. It is on the main deck just before the off-ramp to Comm. Ave.

    This shoulder here along Charlesgate should also be cleaned. Glass, chunks of concrete, and a broken palette create hazardous conditions for bikers. Please don't wait until spring to fix these issues!

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  • Other Archived
    Deernolm St Grafton, Massachusetts - Grafton

    Under the MA pike overpass heading towards Millbury are hyperdermic needles on top of the snowbank. They have orange covers. Counted at least six.

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  • Interstate 90 & Cambridge St Boston, MA 02134, USA - Allston-Brighton

    On the off ramp from the Mass Pike eastbound, there are no lane markings. Photo shows confused cars. Are there 2 lanes? 3? 1?

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  • 255 Washington St Newton, MA 02458, USA - Newton

    There should be a sign indicating which lanes are for left turns, which are for going straight, etc... I constantly see accidents due to cars trying to go straight onto Centre St from the lanes that are for turning onto the mass pike only

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  • 63-135 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02134, USA - Allston-Brighton

    40 mph speed limit onto City streets off Mass Pike is too fast

    local officials say the state has to resolve this issue!

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  • Pothole Acknowledged
    Cambridge Street Boston, Massachusetts - Allston-Brighton

    The fast lanes at the toll booth getting on the mass pike from Cambridge. The metal drain gate areas a large potholes that need to be fixed

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  • Eastbound In The Right Lane On The Massachusetts Turnpike Between The Entrance To The Prudential Tunnel And The Copley Square Exit. - Back Bay

    Very dangerous driving in the right lane on the Mass Pike going east just after entering the Prudential tunnel. Some drivers are swerving to avoid the rough surface/potholes creating hazardous driving conditions.

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  • Columbus Ave Boston, Massachusetts - Back Bay

    There is a bloody jacket and paper towel on the railing at this location. Also blood on ground. All blood is dried. Columbus ave, right above the mass pike, south end side.

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  • 232 Ruggles Street Westborough, Massachusetts - Westborough

    Ruggles Road just before the I-90 Turnpike Bridge is riddled with potholes/broken up pavemen

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  • 154-170 Cambridge St Boston, MA 02134, USA - Allston-Brighton

    i hit this pothole soooo far. i just bought my car from herb chambers and was hopping to get onto the pike and i hit this pothole right at the base of the ramp in the right hand lane.

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