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.
Trooper Angela Guerrera assigned to the State Police Barracks in Concord was dispatched and observed the propane tractor...Read more
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.Read more
A chain-reaction collision in the middle of white-out conditions left several people injured around 2:30 p.m. on 128 south just past exit 27 in Waltham, State Police report:
State Police report the injuries were minor.
There is a report that a snow squall in the area may have contributed to this crash....Read more
UPDATE: Kickstarter campaign now live.
The 128 Business Council thinks it has a way to get more city people out to jobs along Rte. 128: Build an online system to match people who've gone as far as they can on the T with a squadron of mostly private shuttle buses that already flit along the highway.
The only problem: To encourage ridership, the...Read more
A number of train bridges cross Rte. 128, but as Chris Rich shows us in Waltham, not all are in use. This bridge is part of the Wayside Trail, which could one day become a pedestrian and bicycle path along the right of way of a long unused train line between Boston and Northampton.
State Police report only minor injuries when this car upended on 128 north in Gloucester this morning.Read more
State Police report they are looking for the driver of a dump truck that lost a mattress on Rte. 128 southbound in Burlington yesterday, causing a chain-reaction collision that ended with a woman dead.
State Police say the vehicle is a large dump truck with a white cab and possibly black netting or a tarp covering the bed - out of which flew the...Read more
Firefighters from several towns and NStar are on University Avenue near the Rte. 128 train station, working to shut down a leaky gas main. Train service through the station was halted; State Police shut the University Avenue ramp from 128.Read more
UPDATE, Tuesday morning: Suspect nabbed in Randolph.
State Police report they're having some trouble catching a guy driving around our local highways - when he sees a cruiser, he guns his engine and speeds away.
The operator of this motorcycle operates between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., weekdays. He has been observed by Troopers...Read more