Aerial photo Methuen rotary before and after construction

What's Being Done?

MassDOT is reconstructing the I-93 Exit 46 interchange at Routes 110 and 113 in Methuen, replacing the existing rotary with a partial cloverleaf interchange. The project will alleviate traffic congestion and improve safety. Key elements of the project include:

  • building new I-93 southbound on-ramp and off-ramp to a realigned Route 110/113;
  • realigning two existing off-ramps;
  • constructing new signalized intersections east and west of the interchange;
  • constructing two noise barriers; and
  • adding bicycle lanes and sidewalks for improved access.

Upcoming Work - November 2017


During the month of November, the following activities will continue on the I-93 at Routes 110 and 113 Interchange Reconstruction - Methuen Rotary project:

  • The project will operate day and night shifts during the month
  • Continue to work on lighting on Route 110/113
  • Complete work on traffic signals project - wide
  • Continue to excavate for permanent sedimentation and infiltration basins
  • Continue installing curbing and sidewalks
  • Pave sections of Route 110/113 east and west of I-93
  • Pave bridges on I-93 Southbound and I-93 Northbound
  • Pave on and off ramps
  • Install permanent signs
  • Continue installing guardrail and fencing
  • Continue with landscaping
  • Install Milled Rumble Strips on I-93 Northbound and I-93 Southbound

Work hours on the project are:

  • For daytime work on I-93 - 5:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • For nighttime work on I-93 - 6:00 pm to 5:30 am
  • For daytime work on local roads - 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • For nighttime work on local roads - 6:00 pm 5:30 am

Lane Closures:

  • Single lane closures can be expected on I-93 Northbound from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm days and from 8:00 pm to 5:30 am nights
  • Single lane closures can be expected on I-93 Southbound from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm days and from 6:00 pm to 5:00 am nights
  • Double lane closures can be expected on I-93 from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am
  • Single lane closures and/or detours can be expected on local roads at any time

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Construction Facts

Start Date: July 2014
End Date: Spring 2018
Cost: $66.4 million
Contractor: E.T. & L. Corp.


Paving the new I-93 southbound on-ramp from Rte 110/113 westbound