I-93

By - 11/13/17 - 8:54 am
Watching trash burn from an MBTA bus

Sarah Bourne and other riders on a T bus headed into town on I-93 at the Fells got a little excitement this morning: They got to watch firefighters dousing flaming trash in the breakdown lane. Peter Wilson reports the driver of a truck hauling trash dumped the trash there after he realized it was on fire.

By - 10/26/17 - 9:01 am

The Herald reports state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn has filed a bill to add tolls to I-93 in Boston, 128/95, Rte. 1 from Dedham to Peabody and Rte. 2 between 128 and Alewife - with the tolls going to transportation maintenance, including on the T.

S.1959 - the bill in question.

By - 9/15/17 - 11:24 am
Gingras

Lance Holloman, 30, was charged with two murders Sunday that left an East Taunton man dying on the side of I-93 and a New Hampshire woman fatally shot in Holloman's Dorchester home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and State Police report.

Read more.

By - 9/12/17 - 8:40 pm

Scott Stevens, Jr., 32, of East Taunton, died this afternoon at Boston Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Stevens and his father, Scott Stevens, Sr., 54, of Raynham, were shot Sunday afternoon as they rode their motorcycles south on I-93 near Neponset Circle. His father suffered less severe injuries, police say.

By - 9/10/17 - 7:13 pm
Cookie man on I-93 in Dorchester

Gretchen Van Ness is one of the motorists who got stuck in what turned into at least 90 minutes of gridlock on I-93 southbound this afternoon after police shut the road following a double shooting near Neponset Circle. She reports people have been "terrific" and kept their cool - and that this guy walked down the road handing out Oreos.

By - 9/10/17 - 5:35 pm

State Police report two motorcyclists were shot just before Neponset Circle on I-93 southbound shortly after 5 p.m. by somebody in a Jeep. Read more.

By - 9/1/17 - 7:27 pm

Buzzfeed reports the people spreading the bogus photo are apparently too clueless (or hope their readers are too clueless) to notice some of the protesters are wearing winter coats and that there's snow on the ground.

By - 8/27/17 - 4:59 pm
Traffic-jamming giant octopus in Dorchester

UHub Traffic on the 3s reporter Mark Stephens brings us the latest on the octojam in Dorchester:

I was traveling up 93 around 3pm this afternoon and ended up stuck in traffic that was cause by people slowing to look at a group of kite-flyers at the Pope John Paul II Park alongside 93 and the Neponset river.

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.