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Road-widening on Route 128 is still on track

The Route 128 widening project is making progress, as seen from a bridge over the highway near the Houghton’s Pond exit in Milton. The Route 128 widening project is making progress, as seen from a bridge over the highway near the Houghton’s Pond exit in Milton. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
By Robert Preer
Globe Correspondent / August 5, 2010

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In the median of Route 128, encampments of construction workers, State Police cruisers, and heavy equipment have become familiar sights for motorists south of Boston. Lane shifts, daytime slowdowns, and late-night backups also are routine. (Full article: 864 words)

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