Work will be conducted from 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, to 5:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23

BARNSTABLE – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be conducting bridge barrier replacement operations on the Route 149 Bridge over Route 6 in Barnstable. The work will be conducted from 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, to 5:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23.

The work will require the temporary closure and detour of Route 149. The detour will be as follows:

Detour for Route 149 northbound traffic

  • Take the second exit on roundabout to Service Road east.
  • Follow Service Road to the intersection of Oak Street.
  • Turn left onto Oak Street, follow to the end, and turn left onto Iyannough Road.
  • At stop sign, turn left onto Main Street follow to Parker Road, turn left onto Parker Road.
  • Follow Parker Road, take slight right turn onto Church Street.
  • Follow Church Street to the end, turn left onto Meeting House Way straight to bridge.

Detour for Route 149 southbound traffic

  • From Meeting House Way, turn left onto Church Street.
  • Take slight left onto Parker Road, and follow Parker Road to Main Street.
  • Turn right onto Main Street, follow Main Street to the intersection of Main Street and Iyannough Road.
  • Turn right on to Iyannough Road, then take next right onto Oak Street.
  • Follow Oak Street to the intersection of Oak Street and Service Road.
  • Turn right onto Service Road, follow Service Road to the roundabout at Route 149.

Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency situation.

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, 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.