Paula Tennyson watched workers racing to finish the new Mass. Ave. bridge over Comm. Ave. this morning. MassDOT announced tonight it's hoping to have the two roads open to traffic in time for the Monday morning rush - a day ahead of schedule.
MassDOT today released the schedule for summer driving hell on the Comm. Ave. bridge: The outbound lanes will be shut between July 26 and Aug. 11 as part of "accelerated" replacement work scheduled for completion next year. Read more.
They're red in all directions, Margo Romanowski reports.
The Herb Chambers Companies have filed their detailed plans to replace Honda and Infiniti dealerships on Commonwealth Avenue near Harvard Avenue with three floors of Jaguar and Land Rover sales and service space. Read more.
Massachusetts Avenue is shut at Commonwealth Avenue for some bridge work today and tomorrow, so find another way to get around the area, MassDOT advises.
Psolidarity8 ran across the aftermath of a cash between a snowplow and a car on Amory Street at Commonwealth Avenue around 9 a.m.
Bettlebrox noticed the Alexander Hamilton statue on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall had some new headgear today.
A guy who followed a man who'd dated his ex into the men's room at Eastern Standard, burst into the stall the man was in and beat him up has been banned from the 528 Commonwealth Ave. restaurant, a manager told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.
Jonathan Levitt spotted this spun-out BU shuttle bus at Packards Corner shortly before 10:30 tonight.
Seems somebody's car just up and died while the motorist was trying to cross the Green Line and now the T is busing riders between Washington and Babcock streets, because while a trolley ramming the car out of the way at full speed would be spectacular, it might scratch up the trolley.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the B Line due to a trolley past its expiration date at Sutherland Road.
The MBTA reports "minor" outbound delays on the B Line due to a trolley that bit the dust at Warren Street.
The MBTA reports "minor" delay on the B Line inbound due to a train that kicked the bucket at Harvard Avenue.
But this is Brighton, so one can only stare in amazement at this listing for a $75,000 deeded parking space. Brighton.
Why, yes, the B Line is stuck this rush hour because the driver of a U-Haul van somehow managed to get it stuck on the tracks near the BU Bridge. Annie Whitehouse, who captured the moment for posterity, suggests:
U-Haul stuck on the tracks at the BU Bridge is the most Allston thing to ever happen.
At least since the last most Allston thing to ever happen, back in 2015.
Mike Cauley shows us the $25 ticket he got at 9:33 a.m. today for parking on Comm. Ave. in Allston despite having used the city parking app to pay for parking between 8 a.m. and 10:02 a.m.
15/16 cars had tickets. No checking of payment via the app. Technology should add convenience not be troublesome
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