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Westport Route 88 ramp to undergo overnight repairs

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Over the next several weeks, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be performing overnight repairs to the Route 88 ramp bridge in Westport.

According to a statement from MassDOT, repairs will take place on the ramp from Interstate 195 westbound at Exit 16 to Route 88 southbound in Westport. Work will begin on Monday, July 25.

Operations are expected to take place on weekday evenings, Monday through Friday, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. They should be completed by mid-August, MassDOT said. All scheduled work is done weather permitting.

There will be a detour during repairs as follows:

– Traffic will be directed from I-195 westbound at exit 16 to exit 14A (Route 24 southbound)
– Take the access ramp to Route 24 southbound
– Follow Route 24 South and take Exit 2 to Brighton Avenue
– From Brighton Avenue, enter Route 24 northbound
– Take Exit 3 onto Route 24 northbound to I-195 eastbound
– Continue to Exit 16 to Route 88 southbound.

Drivers should exercise caution when traveling in the area and expect delays.

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