Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Busy road blocked during rush hour.
The Burlington Fire Department confirmed to Patch at about 6 p.m. this evening that they are working on downed wires on Winn Street. Traffic is stopped or delayed on Winn Street between Sears Street and Locust Street. This area is normally quite busy at this time in the evening so the downed wires are expected to cause significant delays. It would be advisable to avoid Winn Street at this time if possible.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Expect significant delays at exit 34, the Winn Street exit.
There is much scanner and Twitter traffic related to a car fire on Route 128 that is causing significant delays. According to the reports, at this time there is a car fully engulfed on Route 128 at the Winn Street exit (exit 34). Currently three lanes are blocked as the emergency crews respond to the scene. Expect major delays if traveling on the highway.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A 20-year-old male was struck while crossing the street.
The Burlington Fire Department confirmed reports of a pedestrian being struck on Winn Street and Peach Orchard Road this evening. Lt. Jim Sorenson of the Burlington Fire Department said that at 6:55 p.m. the department responded to a call of a struck pedestrian at the intersection. He said when emergency crews arrived they found a 20-year-old male who had been struck while crossing the street. Sorenson said the male was conscious and alert when emergency responders arrived. He was transported to Lahey Clinic. "He'll be okay," Sorenson said. Police had been diverting traffic off of Winn Street but the road is now reopened. Sgt. Timothy McDonough of the Burlington Police Department said the incident is still under investigation. He added no …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Residents in the area may experience low water pressure or no water at all.
The Burlington Police Department reported on through its Twitter account a little after 4 p.m. this afternoon that there is a water main break near Winnmere Avenue. "Large water main break in the Winnmere Area, you may experience low water pressure or no water at all. The issue should be resolved by 6 p.m.," the department tweeted. Burlington Patch checked the area and there is no activity on Winnmere Avenue itself and both that road and Winn Street are open to traffic. There is ongoing construction on Woodbridge Avenue, across from Winnmere Ave. No visible signs of a water leak could be seen from Winn Street and the road is blocked to vehicles. Anyone in the area experiencing low water pressure or have no water? Let us know in the …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
An accident involving a motorcycle resulted in the operator being transported to hospital for minor injuries.
A slow-speed accident involving a motorcycle this morning resulted in minor injuries for the operator. According to Lt. Jim Browne of the Burlington Fire Department at 8:56 a.m. this morning emergency crews responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident at the Dunkin Donuts at 28 Winn Street. Browne said a car pulling out of the donut shop swiped a motorcycle traveling towards Burlington. Browne described the accident as "slow moving" and said the female operator of the vehicle was transported to Lahey Clinic with minor injuries. "Luckily, she was moving at a low speed," he said. "There were only minor injuries, especially for a motorcycle accident." Burlington Patch does not yet know if the driver of the car will be charged in …