You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe



Buzzing through Medford on I-93

On certain stretches, the marriage of roadway and rubber produces a growl or whine.

Driving into Boston from I-93 has a distinct sound, thanks to divots left by heavy equipment a couple summers ago.

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week