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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge repairs: Your guide to Pikepocalypse this summer

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Work surrounding the replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge over the Massachusetts Turnpike will wreak particular havoc with traffic and public transit from Wednesday, July 26, to Monday, August 14 (and then a second round of work in the summer of 2018 will wreak some more).

Here is a map of the areas particularly affected. Suffice to say, congestion along the Mass. Pike will be worse than usual and the Green Line's B branch will be more of a hassle than normal.

You can find more information on the closures and times through the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Also, not included on the map are detours of bus routes CT2 and 47 from 7 p.m. on July 27 to 5 a.m. on August 14.

Good luck. You've been warned.

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1. Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

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183 Essex St
Boston, MA 02111
The rebuilding of the bridge over the Massachusetts Turnpike is the focus of the entire project. It will mean the closure of eastbound and westbound traffic on Commonwealth Avenue from Brighton Avenue to Kenmore Square from 7 p.m. on July 27 to 5 a.m. on August 14.

2. Boston University Bridge

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Boston University Bridge
Boston, MA
The span will be closed to motor vehicles from 7 p.m. on July 27 to 5 a.m. on August 14. It will remain open to MBTA buses, pedestrians, and cyclists.

3. Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90

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Cambridge St & Linden St
Boston, MA 02134
The Massachusetts Turnpike will be reduced to one or two lanes in both directions from the Allston interchange to the Beacon Street overpass south of Kenmore Square from 9 p.m. on July 28 to 5 a.m. on August 7. The lane reductions will especially affect the eastbound on ramp from Cambridge Street and the Exit 20 off ramp westbound.

4. MBTA Babcock Street Station

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Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 222-3200
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The following Green Line stops on the B line will be closed from 9 p.m. on July 26 to 5 a.m. on August 14: Babcock, Pleasant, St. Paul, BU West, BU Central, BU East, and Blandford.

5. MBTA Blandford Street Station

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Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 222-3200
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The following Green Line stops on the B line will be closed from 9 p.m. on July 26 to 5 a.m. on August 14: Babcock, Pleasant, St. Paul, BU West, BU Central, BU East, and Blandford.

6. MBTA Back Bay Station (BBY)

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145 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 222-3200
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Worcester commuter rail line service originating in South Station will be canceled the weekends of July 29-30 and August 5-6. That affects three stops in Boston proper: South Station, Back Bay, and Yawkey Way.

7. South Station Terminal (MBTA / Amtrak)

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700 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 222-3200
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Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited service to Chicago originating out of South Station will be unavailable the weekends of July 29-30 and August 4-5.

1. Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

183 Essex St, Boston, MA 02111
The rebuilding of the bridge over the Massachusetts Turnpike is the focus of the entire project. It will mean the closure of eastbound and westbound traffic on Commonwealth Avenue from Brighton Avenue to Kenmore Square from 7 p.m. on July 27 to 5 a.m. on August 14.
183 Essex St
Boston, MA 02111

2. Boston University Bridge

Boston University Bridge, Boston, MA
The span will be closed to motor vehicles from 7 p.m. on July 27 to 5 a.m. on August 14. It will remain open to MBTA buses, pedestrians, and cyclists.
Boston University Bridge
Boston, MA

3. Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90

Cambridge St & Linden St, Boston, MA 02134
The Massachusetts Turnpike will be reduced to one or two lanes in both directions from the Allston interchange to the Beacon Street overpass south of Kenmore Square from 9 p.m. on July 28 to 5 a.m. on August 7. The lane reductions will especially affect the eastbound on ramp from Cambridge Street and the Exit 20 off ramp westbound.
Cambridge St & Linden St
Boston, MA 02134

4. MBTA Babcock Street Station

Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
The following Green Line stops on the B line will be closed from 9 p.m. on July 26 to 5 a.m. on August 14: Babcock, Pleasant, St. Paul, BU West, BU Central, BU East, and Blandford.
Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

5. MBTA Blandford Street Station

Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
The following Green Line stops on the B line will be closed from 9 p.m. on July 26 to 5 a.m. on August 14: Babcock, Pleasant, St. Paul, BU West, BU Central, BU East, and Blandford.
Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

6. MBTA Back Bay Station (BBY)

145 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116
Worcester commuter rail line service originating in South Station will be canceled the weekends of July 29-30 and August 5-6. That affects three stops in Boston proper: South Station, Back Bay, and Yawkey Way.
145 Dartmouth St
Boston, MA 02116

7. South Station Terminal (MBTA / Amtrak)

700 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110
Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited service to Chicago originating out of South Station will be unavailable the weekends of July 29-30 and August 4-5.
700 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110