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Chelsea St. Bridge to be closed Wednesday into Thursday

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – The Chelsea Street Bridge will be closed to traffic Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The closure will last from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. It will not affect marine traffic.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

All northbound vehicles destined to Chelsea will be directed east on Curtis Street; turn right onto ramp from Route 1A (McClellan Highway) south towards East Boston/Winthrop; turn left under the Route 1A viaduct; turn left onto Chaucer Street; bear left onto ramp to Route 1A north; bear right and enter Mahoney Circle/Bell Circle; stay to the right around circle and take fourth exit to Route 1A south; bear right onto Route 16 west; turn right onto ramp to Route 107 (Broadway) south; turn slight left onto Eastern Avenue; follow to end.

Southbound cars and light trucks destined to East Boston will be directed north on Eastern Avenue; turn slight right onto Broadway; turn right onto ramp to Route 16 (Revere Beach Parkway) east; turn right onto Route 145 (Revere Beach Parkway) east; turn right onto ramp to Route 1A (McClellan Highway) south; turn right onto Curtis Street; follow to end.

Southbound heavy trucks destined to East Boston will be directed north on Eastern Avenue; turn slight right onto Broadway; turn right onto ramp to Route 16 (Revere Beach Parkway) east; keep left and enter Mahoney Circle/Bell Circle; stay to the right around circle and take fourth exit to Route 1A south; turn right onto Curtis Street; follow to end.

MassDOT encourages drivers to seek alternate routes, to avoid delays. Drivers that must travel through the affected area should expect delays and should reduce speed and use caution while approaching and traveling along the detour routes.

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