Overnight closures on Route 20 in Westfield


Closure will take place from 7 p.m. on Monday, April 5, through 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, and will require temporary detours

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – There will be temporary overnight closures on Route 20 in Westfield Monday night due to bridge repairs. 

According to MassDOT, Route 20 (Main Street) will be closed from Free Street and Mechanic Street in Westfield from 7 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Tuesday.  The road closures are needed to allow crews to erect the Columbia Greenway Bicycle Bridge, transportation officials said. 

Drivers are urged to reduce speed and use caution when using the temporary detours listed below:  

  • Local traffic will be detoured during the closure of Route 20 (Main Street) between Free Street and Mechanic Street. 
  • Commercial traffic will be detoured using Broad Street, Noble Street, and Meadow Street. 

MAP: Main Street and Free Street in Westfield

There are message boards along Main Street to alert drivers in advance of the upcoming closure. Police officers will be on-site to direct traffic.

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