Detours, Street Closure & Other Traffic Updates

Paving Work: Intersection of Williams at Broadway

Please be advised McCourt will be paving the intersection of Williams at Broadway Tuesday morning, February 4, 2020, beginning at 7:00AM. Chelsea PD detail officers will be posted at this intersection during the work. The motoring and pedestrian public should expect traffic detours and delays.

Prescott/Summit Ave Intersection Sewer Work

Prescott/Summit Ave Intersection Sewer Work will begin on January 20, 2020, to approximately January 31, 2020, please follow construction signs and detours.

Trabajo de alcantarillado en intersección de Prescott / Summit Ave Desde el 1/20/2020 hasta aproximadamente el 31/1/2020, siga las señales de construcción y desvíos.

Essex Street Construction Holiday Schedule:

Aqualine will be working on the following dates:

  • No work Wednesday 1/1/2020 to Friday 1/3/2020

Essex st construccion de dias feriados:

  • No trabajo programado Miércoles 1/1/2020 a Viernes 1/3/2019.

The Arlington Street on-ramp to Route 1 will close January 6, 2020, to Fall 2020

See the official notice from MassDOT released on December 12, 2019. This notice is released in both English and Spanish.

WHAT AND WHERE: The Arlington Street on-ramp to Route 1 Southbound in Chelsea will close until
Fall 2020 for necessary maintenance and rehabilitation.
WHEN: Beginning Monday, January 6, 2020, until Fall 2020.

WHY: For steel repairs, structural rehabilitation, and safety improvements on Route 1 and the
Arlington Street on-ramp.
DETOUR ROUTES: Drivers looking to take Route 1 Southbound may use the Carter Street on-ramp near Chelsea High School or the Everett Avenue on-ramp near Walnut Street.

Street Work / Fair Field Development

Published December 7, 2019

Overnight construction will occur in the Vale St. and Carter St. intersection, beginning Sunday, December 8, 2019, evening until Friday morning, December 13, 2019. Work will be performed during the hours of 10:00 pm to 7:00 am, resulting in the temporary closure of the intersection. All roads will be reopened in the morning by 7:00 am. Abutter access will be provided via the temporary detour route shown on the map below. Temporary signage and police details will be on-site to manage traffic.

Overnight construction work at the intersection will resume on Sunday evening until Friday morning (12/16/19 to 12/20/19), from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

One-Way Travel Lane from Addison to Washington Avenue 

Published November 8, 2019

Effective November 12, Carmel Street from Addison to Washington will be made into a one-way in the direction of Washington Avenue. Flyers have been distributed to abutters and a message board will be placed by Chelsea  Police Department ahead of time. Please follow the traffic signs to avoid violations.

Chelsea Greenway to City Hall Avenue

Published on October 30, 2019

We will be milling & paving Chestnut Street from the entrance to the entrance of the Chelsea Greenway (dead end) to City Hall Avenue on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 12 PM to 5 PM. Please follow no parking signs and seek alternate routes during this time to avoid delays.

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Traffic and Construction Updates can be found on its project webpage.