Rte. 128

By - 5/8/17 - 9:15 am
Cruiser and car damaged in Rte. 128 crash

Back of cruiser, front of car. Photos by State Police.

State Police report a trooper overseeing roadwork on Rte. 128 northbound in Burlington suffered injuries Sunday night when an Andover man drove into the back of the cruiser he was sitting in. Read more.

By - 5/4/17 - 10:22 am
Green Line trolley on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Newton

Why should T riders have all the fun? Roving UHub photographer Sean Owen reports car traffic being slowed to a crawl out by 128 this morning thanks to a slow-moving Green Line trolley (no doubt on its way to upstate New York to be refurbished).

By - 4/2/17 - 7:02 pm
Clouds over 128

Alyssa Hiller snapped the skies over 128 near Rte. 2 this afternoon (no, she was not the driver).

Mitchell spotted a similarly amazing scene along the Charles River about 30 minutes west of Boston: Read more.

By - 1/11/17 - 5:45 pm

A bus carrying 22 Metco students home to Boston from the Ephraim Curtis Middle School in Sudbury this afternoon overturned after a crash with a pickup truck at the Weston/Waltham line on Rte. 128, State Police and Sudbury School Superintendent Anne Wilson report. Read more.

By - 12/30/16 - 11:32 am

State Police report arresting a Norwell man on a variety of charges, including operating under the influence of both alcohol and drugs, after he allegedly careened the wrong way down both I-95 and I-93 last night. Read more.

By - 11/30/16 - 2:21 pm

UPDATE, 3 p.m. State Police report all travel lanes are open again.

State Police reports the crash, just south of the Winn Street exit, has shut all four travel lanes. The breakdown lane is still open. Injuries, but not clear of number and extent yet.

By - 11/4/16 - 9:03 am

State Police report somebody walking in one of the southbound lanes of Rte. 128 in Waltham died after being hit by several vehicles shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday. State Police say they are trying to determine, among other things, why the person was walking on the highway.

By - 8/10/16 - 10:21 am

State Police report an Allston man died after his Jeep rolled over onto the median on 128 north near Grove Street around 2:15 a.m. today.

Jack Jardin, 21, was rushed to Mass. General, where he died, State Police say, adding they are still trying to determine why he lost control of the vehicle.

By - 7/8/16 - 9:14 am

WBZ reports how a dump truck somehow hit the bottom of an overpass on 128 in Lexington this morning, snarling traffic like nobody's business.

By - 3/12/16 - 8:23 pm

State Police report two cars were hit when the rear wheels fell off a dump truck going south near exit 26 in Waltham around 11:10 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/17/16 - 10:42 am

Bali Ha'i - Juanita Hall 's own voice - South Pacific

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Bali Hai in Lynnfield is for sale.

So that leaves us with, what, Kowloon in Saugus and the Tahiti in Dedham?

By - 1/12/16 - 6:33 am

UPDATE: State Police reported at 7:22 a.m. that all lanes had reopened.

State Police report somebody drove the wrong way down Rte. 128 northbound around 4:20 a.m. just before Rte. 3 in Burlington, causing a crash that shut all lanes northbound. They estimate the road could be reopened by 7:30 a.m. WBZ reports two taken away in critical condition.

By - 12/22/15 - 4:45 pm
Don't be a grinch: Drive safely on Rte. 128

MassDOT has some new electronic messages for drivers today. Meg captured one of them (and here's another).

By - 11/15/15 - 8:31 pm

State Police report they are investigating why a 44-year-old Roslindale resident was walking in a travel lane on Rte. 128 south near Exit 15B (Rte. 1) around 5 p.m.

The collision killed Marjeta Ziu and sent the driver to a local hospital with minor injuries, State Police say.

By - 10/30/15 - 2:35 pm

Just north of Trapelo Road, the state advises.

By - 9/30/15 - 11:34 am
Inside the 128 rest stop in Lexington

Early this morning, a tractor trailer rolled over on 128 north in Lexington, shutting two lanes at rush hour.

Dozens of frustrated commuters just gave up at the Lexington rest stop, turning it into an impromptu office, according to Rus Lodi, who reported: Read more.

By - 6/18/15 - 8:15 am
Batman on 128

Joe Donahue forwards J. Steven's pic of the cowled crime fighter on Rte. 128 this morning.

Maybe he's heading to the Gucci store in Newton, which keeps getting swarmed by handbag thieves.

By - 4/27/15 - 7:26 am

So there was debris on 128 south by Rte. 9 this morning and several cars drove over it and got flats.

And NTB in Natick, which sells tires, replied:

By - 4/17/15 - 4:23 pm
Tanker stopped by State Police

The tanker after it was stopped. Photo by Mass. State Police.

State Police report arresting a Peabody man on charges he was on drugs while weaving from lane to lane on Rte. 128 southbound in Lexington yesterday morning.

State Police dispatched a trooper after getting several reports from motorists of the tanker "driving erratically" around 11:30 a.m.

By - 4/11/15 - 4:20 pm
Minivan and SUV smashed up on Rte. 128

A minivan and an SUV heading north on 128 south collided around 3:45 p.m., bringing three ambulances as well as police, firefighters and tow trucks and jamming traffic in both directions.

The two vehicles wound up on what passes for a median strip there. Above, people crowded the overpass to take photos.