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By adamg - 10/2/23 - 9:25 am

The family of Michael Wojdag of Hanson, who died on I-93 in Braintree on Feb. 19 after his SUV rolled over and he was ejected last week sued Hedweens Quetant of Roslindale, whom they caused the crash while racing another driver. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/23 - 9:12 pm

Live Boston shows us the mannequin inside the car State Police stopped in the Expressway HOV lane this week in some motorists vain attempt to get to zip down the highway all by himself.

He's not the first to try the trick.

By adamg - 7/4/23 - 11:09 am

MassDOT reports there were "major delays" on the Expressway southbound this morning due to separate big-rig rollovers. One truck ended on its side, spilling fuel and forcing the shutdown of three lanes near Southampton Street, then another truck jackknifed near Savin Hill, forcing two lanes shut. The trucks and messes were cleared arond 10:30 a.m., MassDOT says.

By adamg - 6/13/23 - 8:14 am

NBC Boston report State Police found a man's body on I-93 southbound just past the Mystic Avenue exit about 4:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 4:20 pm

Around 3 a.m. on I-93 northbound, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 5/10/23 - 10:52 am
Traffic on the Central Artery in 1971

Not much of a skyline along the highway in 1971.

On May 17, 1971, photographer Gene Dixon snapped some shots of traffic on the Central Artery downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 9:26 pm

State Police report arresting a Roslindale man on charges he killed another driver on I-93 in Braintree shortly before 9 p.m. on Feb. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/23 - 3:37 pm
Proposed billboard on side of 93

Rendering of proposed billboard, which board noped out on.

For the second time in a year, the Zoning Board of Appeal has rejected a proposal by a billboard company and the Polish American Citizens Club to erect a digital billboard on club property to beam ads at Expressway drivers - and to help financially support the non-profit club. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/23 - 6:01 pm

Shortly before 4:45 p.m., a car on the southbound side of I-93 in the tunnel erupted in flames. And that's why the ventilation shaft at Essex Street and Surface Road began belching black smoke.

By adamg - 2/3/23 - 6:21 pm

MassDOT reports it's restricting lanes on the I-93 connector ramp in Somerville after "a large vinyl portion" of a billboard there came loose - but can't be removed safely because it's just too windy for workers from Outfront Media to safely climb up to remove all the vinyl. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/23 - 4:18 pm

So far this afternoon, MassDOT reports there was a multi-car crash at the entrance to the O'Neill Tunnel northbound that shut the left lane and an "overheight" tractor trailer that jammed up the entrance to the Callahan Tunnel. Both scenes now clear.

By adamg - 1/26/23 - 3:19 pm
Rolled over truck

BlueEyesRedHair got a look at the 18-wheeler flipped on its side on the Expressway southbound at Savin Hill early this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 12:43 pm

A Transit Police officer who happened on a car just sitting on a Sullivan Square onramp up to I-93 north early Monday wound up arresting the driver, who was asleep behind the wheel with the lights off but the motor running, a gun loaded with eight rounds in the car with him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/22 - 12:43 pm
Truck backing up from Callahan Tunnel entrance

Jessica Dello Russo watched today as state troopers opened up the special Backup of Shame ramp from the Callahan Tunnel entrance to the Greenway today and then guided another big-rig driver slowly backwards up to the street after he realized his truck wasn't going to fit without a haircut.

By adamg - 11/2/22 - 4:36 pm
An empty I-93 this afternoon

Taylor Donovan shows us the Expressway southbound in Dorchester around 3:30 p.m., just after the vice president's motorcade went through:

By adamg - 10/25/22 - 3:25 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today agreed to reconsider its decision in May to reject a plan by the Polish-American Club on Boston Street to erect a new billboard on a pole next to I-93, not because the club has since sued the board but because its zoning lawyer has since filed detailed renderings of what the billboard would look like, information the board didn't have in May. Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/22 - 1:29 pm

Update: Victim identified as Mark McAuliffe, 49, whose last known permanent address was in Malden.

State Police report a man trying to walk across I-93 near South Bay made it across the outbound side and the median OK, but as soon as he jumped a barrier onto the inbound side was hit by a Highlander and thrown back onto the outbound side, suffering fatal injuries, around 9:40 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/22 - 12:51 pm

State Police report that when the driver of a Lexus SUV ride-share car suddenly slowed on I-93 northbound just past the Zakim around 10 p.m. on Saturday, a tow truck slammed into it, followed by a Civic plowing into the tow truck. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/22 - 11:21 am

State Police report that a man who got out of his car after he crashed into a guard rail was hit and killed by a another car whose driver stopped and which was itself rammed into by another car - driven by somebody who was then charged with OUI - sending the driver and a passenger to the hospital with serious injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/22 - 11:22 am

The signboards along the Expressway say drivers should expect delays between 1 and 3 p.m. today as the president arrives in town for his "cancer moonshot" speech at the JFK Library.

Only thing is the speech is at 4 p.m. And then the officials White House schedule says he'll be staying in town for a Democratic National Committee reception at 6 p.m. We'll go out on a limb and assume that's not at the neighboring Bayside DoubleTree, so that probably means a motorcade somewhere downtown or in the Back Bay. And then he departs Boston at 7:10 p.m., which means still more traffic issues as he gets taken to Logan.

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