I-93

By - 8/4/17 - 2:16 pm
Smoke from pickup fire on I-93

Smoke from the fire rising. Photo by David Callahan.

State Police reported around 1:45 p.m. they shut the highway to let Boston firefighters quench the fire, which was on the southbound side where the O'Neill opens back up into open sky.

By - 7/25/17 - 8:14 am

Two MassDOT workers at the Zipper Lane building on the Expressway have been placed on leave while State Police investigate whether that was a real pot plant they had in a window there, WCVB reports.

By - 7/18/17 - 8:09 am

State Police report they are investigating an "apparent car-to-car shooting" around 5:20 a.m. on I-93 northbound just before the Furnace Brook Parkway exit. Read more.

By - 6/22/17 - 5:08 pm
Dummy

State Police report a trooper monitoring traffic in the inbound HOV lane on I-93 in Charlestown this morning thought the passenger in one car looked a little off: Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 11:09 am

State Police charge a Fall River man responded to some affront while on I-93 yesterday by pulling out a loaded gun and pointing it at the car driven by the person who allegedly offended him. Read more.

By - 5/25/17 - 3:05 pm

It's known to traffic reporters as "The Great Circle of Traffic", and it happens when the loop comprising I-93 from Woburn to Canton and I-95 (128) between Canton and Woburn displays solid red on the traffic maps for its full length.

Judging by the current map - see https://www.boston.com/boston-traffic - it may well happen before today's rush hour is over.

By - 5/21/17 - 10:18 am
Giant bees on I-93

Lisa spotted some busy bees on the Southeast Expressway this morning.

By - 5/20/17 - 10:50 am
Crashed machinery on I-93 in Canton

I-93 strewn with fresh wreckage.

State Police reported this morning:

Machine on trailer, hit overpass, I-93 SB at x.3 in #Canton. No injuries. Left lane open.

By - 5/11/17 - 9:07 am
Crash on I-93 in Dorchester

Adam Salsman had a long time to observe the aftermath of the crash on I-93 south just past the Neponset Circle exit, which cut traffic down to one lane around 8:30 a.m. At one point, the state was predicting 43 minutes to go three miles.

By - 5/4/17 - 8:27 am

WCVB reports the crash happened on I-93 northbound near Mass. Ave. around 5:10 a.m. State Police reported the two lanes that were shut after the crash re-opened around 5:45 a.m.

By - 4/5/17 - 11:53 pm
Car on fire on I-93 south in Boston

Derek McLeod watched a flaming car on I-93 south, near the Ink Block in the South End around 11:20 p.m. He reports Boston firefighters showed up quickly to douse the flames. Read more.

By - 3/29/17 - 8:19 am
Trump tax protest over Rte. 2 in Arlington

David Weininger spotted a Trump tax-protest sign on the pedestrian bridge over Rte. 2 in Arlington this morning. He reports the protesters fastened a smaller sign for DPW workers on the back of the sign: Read more.

By - 3/16/17 - 2:52 pm

MassDOT reports that due to damage to utility wires caused by the flipped over cheese truck, Exit 10 at Squantum Street will be shut for the evening rush hour. Officials are hoping to get it open in time for the morning rush. Also:

Effective at midnight tonight, there will be intermittent closures of I-93 north and southbound in Milton.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:07 am
Truck crash on I-93 in Milton

State Police report arresting a Lynn man on OUI charges after he flipped his tractor trailer on its side at the Squantum Street exit on I-93 southbound in Milton around 1:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 3/3/17 - 1:21 pm

State Police report the man who died when hit by an SUV Wednesday morning was Claudio Correia, 26, of Boston.

State Police say they continue to investigate the incident, in which they say Correia made it across the southbound side of I-93 before getting hit on the northbound side just past Columbia Road.

By - 2/25/17 - 11:09 am

Traffic on I-93 northbound through the O'Neill Tunnel was backed way the hell up this morning due to a truck losing a load of gravel, according to State Police, who reported at 11:05 a.m. that all the lanes were re-opened.

By - 2/19/17 - 1:46 pm

Chris captured firefighters dealing with the blazing car on I-93 around 1:30 p.m.

Shawna Wright drove by the flaming vehicle before the firefighters even got there: Read more.

By - 2/12/17 - 10:52 am

State Police report a 25-year-old from Everett died after his Altima crashed into the "attenuating barrier" separating the main road from Exit 20 to I-90 around 4:15 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/9/17 - 6:20 pm

Around 3 p.m. on the northbound side. State Police report the bridge is now open again.

By - 2/8/17 - 12:44 pm
Sideways truck O'Neill Tunnel

Katherine Bragg is among the drivers not going anywhere on I-93 north due to a truck turned sideways in the tunnel.