Further Overnight Closures of the Rte 225 Bridge – April 29 through May 3

Orange traffic cones are visible on the Rte 225 bridge shortly before it closed for overnight construction on Thursday evening – Image (c) JMcct, 2018 all rights reserved

 

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

The bridge surface just before reconstruction began in mid-April – Image (c) JMcCT, 2018 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

According to the Bedford Police Department’s Twitter feed, the Route 225 Bridge over the Concord River will be closed to all vehicular traffic overnight, from Sunday, April 29 through Thursday, May 3 between the hours of 8 pm and 5 am.

Crews are also working during the day to finish resurfacing the bridge in time for the May 25 dedication when the bridge will be named to honor Pfc John Hart and Lance Corporal Travis Desiato

Additional future overnight closures, as well as daytime lane closures, may be necessary but have not been announced yet.

The following detour routes will be in place during the overnight hours:

Route 225 Westbound (Carlisle Road) 

  • All vehicular traffic will be detoured at the intersection of North Road and Carlisle Road onto Route 4 (North Road) northbound.
  • Vehicles should continue on Route 4 North Road in Bedford, which then transitions to Chelmsford Road in Bedford and Nashua Road in Billerica.
  • Then turn left onto Treble Cove Road (heading southwest) in Billerica, which becomes Maple Street in Carlisle.
  • Then turn left onto Maple Street at the intersection of East Street.
  • Then turn left onto Maple Street at the intersection of Brook Street.
  • The detour ends at the intersection of Route 225 Bedford Street in Carlisle.

 Route 225 Eastbound (Bedford Road)

  •  All vehicular traffic will be detoured at the intersection of Bedford Road and Maple Street in Carlisle onto Maple Street heading northeast.
  • Then turn right onto Maple Street at the intersection of Brook Street.
  • Then turn right onto Maple Street at the intersection of East Street.
  • Maple Street in Carlisle then transitions to Treble Cove Road in Billerica.
  • Then turn right on Route 4 southbound (Nashua Road in Billerica).
  • Route 4 Nashua Road in Billerica then transitions to Chelmsford Road in Bedford, and then North Road in Bedford.
  • The detour ends at the intersection of Route 225 Carlisle Road in Bedford.

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