Expect detour on F.E. Everett Turnpike tonight

NASHUA — Southbound traffic on the F.E. Everett Turnpike should prepare for a detour tonight: vehicles will be routed off at Exit 1 onto Spit Brook Road and Daniel Webster Highway and then through Tyngsborough, Mass., on Middlesex and Westford roads before rejoining Route 3.

The state Department of Transportation said this detour will start at 11 p.m. and end 5 a.m. Saturday.

The detour will enable work crews to place thermodynamic highway markings, the DOT said.