Unhealthy US Roadway Closed Forever

Screenshot: WCVB

Driving in one of the country’s most maddening cities is about to get a little bit safer …

Aug 30, 2019

WCVB  – A Massachusetts Turnpike on-ramp plagued by more crashes despite a fraction of traffic volume will permanently close next week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said.

The Clarendon Street onramp to westbound I-90 will close Tuesday.

Limited sight distance and a length too short for drivers to build reasonable merging speed left the ramp with a higher crash rate despite having 75 percent less traffic volume versus other nearby ramps, MassDOT said.

This photo shows the short entrance ramp and limited sight distance drivers faced using the Clarendon Street entrance ramp to the Mass. Pike. VIDEO | Read more. 

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