Drivers this morning were not prepared for yesterday's shutdown of the overpass on the Cambridge side of the BU Bridge - although they'll now have six months to get used to it.
Driver of the CT2 is freaking out screaming obscenities at... Read more
The state Department of Transportation says it's shutting the overpass on the Cambridge side of the BU Bridge on Sunday for some major repairs:
All vehicles will be diverted to the surface roadways and through the BU Bridge/Brookline Street rotary, and back on to Memorial Drive.
Is there any way to prevent this in the future? Clearly, the signs aren't working. Bring back the cowbells the old MDC used to attach to poles across onramps? Station troopers at every entrance? Suggestions?
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Shortly before 7 a.m., a driver managed to firmly wedge his box truck into the underpass eastbound at the Harvard Bridge, causing a nice little blockage just as rush hour was getting underway. He tried moving the truck back, but all he did was set of a shower of sparks from where his truck's roof scraped against the top of the underpass.
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A driver with impaired reading skills plowed his truck into the ceiling of the Storrow tunnel eastbound this morning. The ceiling refused to yield, forcing the top of his truck to peel back like a sardine can and backing up Storrow Drive onto Soldiers Field Road way back by the Harvard Business School in Allston and causing similar delays on Memorial Drive when Storrow refugees... Read more
State Police announced today they've terminated Adam Paicos, a trooper caught off duty driving the wrong way on Memorial Drive in April. In a statement, State Police add:
On a date in May, Paicos was observed by a senior command officer engaged in further conduct unbecoming a state trooper, also while off-duty. Paicos was still on probationary employment status when the incidents occurred. The... Read more
Happened on April 3, WBZ reports.
UPDATED 10:45 a.m. with new info from State Police.
State Police report they're looking for a guy who groped a 23-year-old Boston resident as she rode her bicyle along the Charles around 7:35 p.m. yesterday.
According to state police, a man on a bicycle "came up and grabbed her buttocks from behind before fleeing on the bike over the Boston University Bridge."
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Wicked Local Cambridge reports the Charles River's other gas-company sign has gotten a $100,000 upgrade that includes energy-efficient LEDs.
Wicked Local Cambridge reports on an incident involving the driver of a truck from a shredding company shredding off the top of his truck on Thursday.