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

Please note: There will be no lane closures for the Labor Day holiday weekend beginning at 12:00 PM on Friday, August 29 through 5:00 AM on Tuesday, September 2.
During the week of August 24, the following activities will occur for the construction of the new Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road Bridge: continue constructing the east abutment, pouring concrete for the center pier column within the I-95 median and installing pile caps on the west side of I-95. Visit the Updates page for more information on this and other construction and traffic alerts. 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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