Chief James Donovan
53 Orchard St.,
Raynham, MA 02767
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Raynham Police Remind Residents of Upcoming Route 44, Route 24 Road Closures
Closures will be from Friday through Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
RAYNHAM — Chief James Donovan would like to share a message from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation regarding the upcoming scheduled closure of Route 44 and Route 24 in Raynham over the weekend for a bridge replacement project.
MassDOT will implement a full closure of Route 44 east and westbound where the bridge is located over Route 24. The closures will be overnight from Friday, January 25, through Sunday, January 27 from 10:00 PM each night until 5:00 AM the following morning. The overnight closures are necessary to demolish a portion of the Route 44 bridge over Route 24. Route 24 north and southbound will also be closed under the bridge to protect the traveling public. Detours will be in place for the following travel directions, and signage will be in place.
- Route 44 East traffic to Route 24 North or continuing on Route 44 East
- Route 44 West traffic to Route 24 South or continuing on Route 44 West
- Route 24 South traffic to Route 44 East or continuing on Route 24 South
- Route 24 North traffic to Route 44 West or continuing on Route 24 North
Route 44 East to Route 24 North or Route 44 East Continuation: Take Route 24 South. Take Exit 12 and head south on Route 140. Take the ramp to Route 24 North. Take Exit 13A to cross over Route 44 to access Route 24 North via the on-ramp or continue onto Route 44 East.
Route 44 West to Route 24 South or Route 44 West Continuation: Take the ramp to Route 24 North. Take Exit 14B for I-495 North. Take Exit 7B for Route 24 South. Take Exit 13 for Route 44 West or cross over Route 44 to access the ramp to Route 24 South.
Route 24 South to Route 44 East or Route 24 South Continuation: Take Exit 13 and cross over Route 44 to access the ramp to continue on Route 24 South. For traffic destined for Route 44 East, take Exit 12 and head south on Route 140. Take the ramp to Route 24 North. Take Exit 13A to reach Route 44 East.
Route 24 North to Route 44 West or Route 24 North Continuation: Take Exit 13A and cross over Route 44 to access the ramp to continue on Route 24 North. For traffic destined for Route 44 West, take Exit 14B off Route 24 to I-495 North. Take Exit 7B for Route 24 South. Take Exit 13 for Route 44 West.
The schedule for this major infrastructure project is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.
Visit the project website, www.mass.gov/route44over24 for more information.
For project questions or comments, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Dan Fielding, MassDOT Highway Division Legislative Liaison, at 857-368-8959.