Great Road Detour for Bridge Repair ~ Weekend of October 2 – 5

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The bridge across the Shawsheen River will be closed for emergency repairs on the first weekend in October


The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be replacing the Great Road (Route 4/225) bridge deck over the Shawsheen River as part of its emergency bridge repair program.

During the weekend closure, currently scheduled for Friday evening, October 2 to Monday morning, October 5, there will be no access across the bridge; vehicles and pedestrians will be detoured along Brooksbie Road, Page Road, and Shawsheen Road as shown on the attached map.  Access to local businesses and residences will be maintained at all times.

To view/download/print a scalable PDF of the detour map, please click here.

For further updates, please check the Town’s web site at

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