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By adamg - 7/1/22 - 10:01 am

The Polish-American Club on Boston Street and a Norwell billboard company yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal over its rejection of a plan to build an electronic billboard aimed at motorists on the neighboring Southeast Expressway. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/22 - 2:02 pm
Goslings take advantage of puddle

Michael Spicher spotted some geese littles taking advantage of a puddle near the Expressway and the narrow end of Fort Point Channel that splits the South End from South Boston today. Amy Deveau, who lives nearby, though, is not liking the scene:

this stresses me out. I helped escort a family of geese under 93 and stopped traffic in both directions and when we all made it to the other side I burst into tears. I hope these lil guys make it back to the channel.

By adamg - 5/11/22 - 5:41 pm
Flaming pickup and SUV

Heading north on the Expressway, Kevin Tinsley captured the flaming remains of a pickup rammed into by the driver of a Jeep near the Neponset Circle exit early this afternoon, creating a jam up that left 93 south at a standstill as police closed the road to allow firefighters to douse the flames. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/22 - 10:56 pm
Goslings being corraled on I-93 southbound

State Police posted photos from a rescue mission in the HOV lane on the southbound Expressway in Dorchester, where a pair of geese and their new brood found themselves trapped today. State troopers and Boston animal-control officers managed to round up the wayward birds and get the to somewhere safer.

By adamg - 3/3/22 - 5:49 pm
Car on fire on I-93 north

SkibbleyD83 had a good view of the car on 93 north that burst into flames shortly before 5:30 p.m. Read more.

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By adamg - 1/29/22 - 10:10 am

State Police report a man driving south on the northbound side of the Southeast Expressway in Dorchester around 2:30 a.m. died after crashing into a bus, a pickup and a sedan, injuring two of the drivers, but not fatally. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/22 - 1:16 pm
Jon Voight at South Station

Aline Kaplan reports she liked Ray Donovan: The Movie, but chronicles all the ways it gets Boston geography wrong, like how Ray drives up from New York by way of the Zakim Bridge: Read more.

By adamg - 11/18/21 - 9:18 am

State Police report a Randolph man driving north on the southbound side of I-93 caused a crash near the Morrissey Boulevard exit that killed him and sent the other driver to the hospital with serious injuries around 2:40 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 5:18 pm

A state trooper was ordered held in lieu of $2,500 cash bail today at his arraignment on charges of domestic violence, kidnapping and strangulation for an incident in May on the Southeast Expressway n Dorchester - which authorities say they only learned about when his now former girlfriend sought a restraining order against him last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/21 - 11:22 am

A man just one week out of the State Police Academy topped off a night of drinking in Boston by spinning out his SUV on the Expressway in an attempt to kiss his girlfriend early this morning, leading to a motorcyclist slamming into his stuck vehicle and dying, the Suffolk County District Attorney charges. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:17 am

A man was shot on the southbound Expressway, in the area of Massachusetts Avenue, around 10 p.m. on Sunday. He was driven to a local hospital; his injuries are not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 10:50 am

State Police report the crash, around 10 a.m., was on I-93 in Savin Hill that resulted in injuries - and an estimated 103-minute ride from the Braintree split to downtown.

News helicopters are now hovering near the scene.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 1:08 pm
Truck festooned with pro-Trump, anti-Fox signs on I-93

Kim reports getting on I-93 south from Storrow Drive around noon, just in time to watch a caravan of about 20 vehicles of reality deniers heading south, including at least one truck with of former Fox viewers. They were still headed south as she exited in Quincy.

By adamg - 10/14/20 - 11:47 am

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., State Police reported: Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/20 - 9:27 am

State Police shut I-93 north in Dorchester this morning so the Patriots could have an easier time getting from Gillette to the airport.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 10:02 pm

WBZ reports a Cape Cod woman whose car had been spotted moving erratically on Rte. 3 earlier in the day hit a barrier at Exit 14 in Dorchester, spinning out and starting a chain-reaction crash involving six other vehicles, including a private ambulance. She was declared dead at the scene.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 11:19 am
Locomotive on the Southeast Expressway

See it larger. From the BPL Brearley Collection.

Shortly before 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, 1969, a crew of Penn Central workers had just gotten three locomotives ready to haul freight from the Dover Street yard in South Boston to a yard in Albany, NY. The fuel tanks were full and the engines were on to await the "hostler," the yard engineer who would drive the locomotives over to the freight area to connect them to the cars for their trip. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/20 - 9:13 pm
Police on I-93 south with overturned car

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a woman flipped her car around 3 a.m. on I-93 south, about a mile before the Neponset Circle exit. The apparent driver, found next to the car, was unable to tell State Police how the car flipped or what happened to her clothes. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:29 pm
Overturned truck on I-93 northbound

Truck's journey suddenly ends in Dorchester.

Live Boston reports that just before midnight, a tractor trailer headed north on I-93 flipped over near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. The driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 5/3/20 - 12:40 pm

Live Boston reports a woman with three previous OUI convictions was arrested yesterday after she allegedly hit a pedestrian and then dragged him at the top of the Expressway exit to Southampton Street, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. Read more.

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