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MassDOT has notified the Town that the completion of the Waldingfield Rd bridge project has been delayed until December 13, 2019. Updates will be provided as they develop. Please plan accordingly as the detour will add extra time to your commute. Please see links the detour plan and the original estimated work schedule. Below is the official original press release from MassDOT at the start of the project:
MassDOT: Ipswich – Waldingfield Road
Roadway closure from August 26, through November 20
IPSWICH – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that Waldingfield Road in Ipswich will be closed to vehicular traffic between Highland Street and County Road (Route 1A) from Monday, August 26, through Wednesday, November 20. This roadway closure is necessary to allow crews to safely and effectively rehabilitate the Waldingfield Road Bridge.
Waldingfield Road will be open from the west to abutters only between Highland Street and the Waldingfield Road Bridge, and from the east to abutters only from County Road (Route 1A) to the Waldingfield Road Bridge.
The following detour routes will be in place:
Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution. Appropriate signage, law enforcement details and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.
For more information on traffic conditions, travelers are also encouraged to:
Patrick MarvinCommunications OfficeMassachusetts Department of TransportationOffice: (857)-368-8909