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Somerville Bridge Closures

Updated on May 17, 2019

Demolition heavy machinery on the Broadway Bridge, with a BRIDGE CLOSED sign in the foreground.

Due to Green Line Extension work that began in March 2019, 3 bridges in Somerville have closed.

Broadway Bridge in Ball Square closed March 22. MBTA bus routes 80 and 89 are detoured long-term due to the work. Riders affected by the detours can consider these alternate bus routes: 

  • 87 Clarendon Hill or Arlington Center - Lechmere via Somerville Avenue
  • 88 Clarendon Hill - Lechmere via Highland Avenue
  • 90 Davis - Wellington
  • 94 Medford Square - Davis
  • 96 Medford Square - Harvard
  • 101 Malden Center - Sullivan via Winter Hill
Bus routes 89 and 90 detour map

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Washington Street Bridge Underpass in East Somerville closed construction on April 8, 2019. MBTA bus routes 86, 91, and CT2 will be detoured long-term due to the work. 

Learn more about detours for routes 86, 91, and CT2

The Medford Street Bridge closed on Friday, May 17, 2019.

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As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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