The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 will temporarily close Exit 12B on I-195 West for four overnight periods beginning on Sunday, July 16, at 9 p.m., so that paving operations may be conducted. All lanes of travel on I-195 will remain open during the temporary ramp closure.

Exit 12B (Faunce Corner Road) on I-195 west will be closed effective at 9:00 p.m. on July 16, July 17, July 18 and July 19. The closure is only overnight. The ramp will reopen at 5 a.m. on July 17, July 18, July 19 and July 20.

During the overnight ramp closures, a temporary detour will be in place as follows:

Traveling on I-195 West:

--Continue on I-195 West, to Exit 11A (Reed Road / Hixville)
--Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Reed Road
--Turn right onto I-195 East
--Take Exit 12A (Faunce Corner Road / Faunce Corner Mall Road / N. Dartmouth)

MassDOT advises motorists to seek alternate routes during these times.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted should any sort of emergency situation occur.

--MassDOT release

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