Overnight pavement marking on sections of Route 8 and Route 9 at the Coltsville Intersection in Pittsfield

Work will take place during overnight hours from Sunday night, June 19, to Saturday morning, June 25. Drivers traveling through this area should expect delays.

PITTSFIELD – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be conducting overnight pavement marking operations on sections of Route 8 and Route 9 in Pittsfield during the hours of 7 p.m. to the following day at 5 a.m. The work will take place nightly from Sunday, June 19, through Saturday morning, June 25. All work is anticipated to be completed by 5 a.m. on Saturday, June 25.

The overnight pavement marking work will be conducted at the following locations on Route 8 and Route 9:

  • North and south from Merrill Road at the Dick Sporting Goods driveway to Route 8/Cheshire Road at the Berkshire Gas driveway.
  • East and west from Dalton Avenue at the Housatonic Railroad Bridge overpass to Route 8 and Route 9/Dalton Avenue at the Colonial Gardens entrance.

Standard MassDOT construction work zone logistics and police details will be used for traffic control. At least one lane of travel will be open at all times. Drivers who are traveling through this area should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.

For information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:

  • Dial 511 before heading out onto the roadways and select a route to hear real-time conditions.
  • Visit www.mass511.com, a website which provides real-time traffic and incident advisory information, access to traffic cameras, and allows users to subscribe to text and email alerts for traffic conditions.
  • Follow MassDOT on Twitter @MassDOT to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.
  • Download MassDOT’s GoTime mobile app and view real-time traffic conditions before setting out on the road.