Whittier Bridge Picture
Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project
What's New

Overnight demolition of the northbound I-95 bridges over Route 110 and the abandoned railroad right-of-way began on Monday, January 19. The demolition work will take place on Monday through Thursday nights from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM for approximately one month. Overnight lane closures of Route 110 east and westbound have been scheduled for Monday, January 25 through Thursday, January 29. Visit the Updates page for information on these and other traffic management and construction activities. Learn about recent progress and upcoming work in the December Project Update.

Please view the Notice to Merrimack River Boaters for information about work taking place on the river that affects navigation.

Whittier Bridge Statistics
Built in 1951
1,346 feet long
73,000 vehicles/day (current)
84,800 vehicles/day projected for 2035


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MassDOT takes your input seriously and wants to hear from you. If you have immediate questions or concerns, would like to request materials regarding the project please contact:

Dan Fielding
Legislative Liaison
MassDOT Highway Division
10 Park Plaza, Suite 4160
Boston, MA 02116
Telephone: (857) 368-8959

Photo 6
A view of the Whittier Bridge from Moseley Woods Park on the east side of the bridge. The through truss construction of the bridge was modeled after the Cape Cod Canal bridges.

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