In the News

On July 15, 2021, the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) board met to review, among other agenda items, a request on behalf of city of Woburn via their traffic consultant, World Tech Engineering, to engage the MPO’s Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) to create a regional traffic model to quantify the benefits of proposed improvements in the vicinity of the northern I-93 / I-95 interchange. MORE ›

Recently, Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin announced the formation of a The Mayor’s Cedar Street Ramp Advisory Committee, to identify and make recommendations with respect to proposed I-93/I-95 interchange improvements, including a new Cedar Street on-ramp to I-93S. The Cedar Street I-93S onramp will benefit the region by alleviating traffic congestion and associated emissions on I95/I-93 intersections, Washington Street, Montvale Avenue, and other connected local roadways. MORE ›

City Engineer Jay Corey last night released additional details about ongoing talks with East Woburn's business community to create a new slip ramp onto I-93 from Cedar Street. MORE ›

Long viewed as one of Woburn's worst rush hour corridors, it's hardly an area associated with the ability to just slip past traffic. In a bold proposal pitched to community's City Council earlier this month, City Engineer Jay Corey hopes to change that perception of the Washington Street thoroughfare by pushing for the installation of a "slip ramp" that pipes directly onto I-93 southbound. Under the concept, commuters would be able to hop directly onto the highway via Cedar Street, a dead end road off of Washington Street by Salem Street that is primarily bordered by a mix of commercial businesses. MORE ›