Massachusetts Highway Sign Replacement Contract List through 2027

Current Projects as of May 24, 2024

Route                             Where                                    Percent Complete            Completion Date           

I-95 shield image from wikimedia                           Attleboro to Norwood                    100%                              Fall 2021*                [Installation of all overhead signs not complete**]

I-190 shield image from wikimedia                        Worcester to Leominster                  50%                             Autumn 2024                     [Work continues-5/23/24]

I-295 shield image from wikimedia                       Attleborough to N. Attleborough    90%1                             Spring 2024              [Most signs have been installed-5/20/24]

US 1 shield image from wikimedia                              Chelsea to Danvers                       96%                           Autumn 2021*           [Overhead signs installation continues-5/5/24]

US 3 shield image from wikimedia                            Burlington to Tyngsborough         69%                             Spring 2023*             [Overhead sign installation continues-5/5/24]

MA 25 shield image from wikimedia                             Wareham to Bourne                      19%2                           Spring 2024                [Contractor placing overhead signs-5/17/24]      

MA 128 shield image from wikimedia                         Peabody to Gloucester                    0%                             Autumn 2025                    [Notice to Proceed given on 5/21/24]

*Project continues (will continue) after original estimated date of completion, MassDOT Project listings no longer include a completion date as of July 2021.

**Despite MassDOT listing as project complete, two 1/2 mile advance signs for the I-495 exit have not been installed as of 5/5/24.

1. No percentage listed for project completion, estimate based on number of signs seen installed during road trip of 4/29/24.

2. No completion percentage has been provided for this project since August 2023.

Future Projects

Route                               Where                                                 To be Let in        

I-90 shield image from WikimediaI-93 shield image from Wikimedia            Central Artery/Tunnel System        Spring 2026

I-195 shield image from wikimedia                            Dartmouth to Wareham                  Summer 2024 [Project Advertised, 3/16/24, Winning bid announced 4/30/24]

I-291 medium shield from mediawiki                           Springfield to Chicopee                    Spring 2026 (was Summer 2025)

I-395 shield image from Wikimedia                           Auburn to Webster                            2027*

I-495 shield image from wikimedia                            Wareham to Raynham                     Summer 2024 [Project Advertised, 3/30/2024, Winning bid to be announced 5/21/24]

MA 2 shield, from wikimedia                             Harvard to Concord                          Spring 2026 (Was Summer 2025)  

MA 3 shield, from wikimedia                             Braintree to Plymouth                      Spring 2025  [75% Design package received as of 12/18/23]

MA 57 shield image from Wikimedia                             West Springfield to Agawam            2027*

MA 140 shield image from Wikimedia                          Freetown to Taunton                         Summer 2025  (Was Spring 2025)   

MA 146 shield image from wikimedia                          Uxbridge to Worcester                      Spring 2025 [25% Design Package Received, 12/8/23]

*New MassDOT Project listing containing no date for start of construction, assuming 2027 since only projects up through FY 2026 have years listed.

Notes: Information current as of May 24, 2024 obtained from MassDOT Project Listings (ProjectInfo) for Structural Signing contracts under construction or design, downloaded from:

For sign projects planned between 2016 and 2020, MassDOT had contractors install exit tabs and gore signs that can fit future milepost based numbers. MassDOT then renumbered these exits to the milepost system under 3 contracts from October 2020 to August 2021.

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