Post Content

Route 79 Braga Bridge, Fall RiverMassDOT contractors beginning today as part of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project will remove the portion of the elevated Route 79 over the intersection of Anawan Street/Pocasset Street and Davol Street. The work will take place today, Tuesday, April 22 through Friday, April 25. To avoid noise impacts associated with night work, the demolition will take place during the day. Police traffic details will intermittently stop traffic in the immediate vicinity during the work, for no more than 12 minutes at a time.

MassDOT encourages drivers to seek alternate routes to avoid delays. Drivers who must travel through the affected area should expect delays and should reduce speed and use caution while approaching and traveling through the work zone.

For more information on the project, visit the website at www.mass.gov/massdot/route79project. For questions or to report issues related to construction, please call the project hotline, 781-774-0441 or email route79project@state.ma.us.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed posted on Nov 22

Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

MassDOT Highway Division District 5 has announced that the multi-use pedestrian and bicycle path project, from Washington Street to Orange Street, on Nantucket is now complete. The path was constructed along an abandoned railroad berm between Goose Pond and Nantucket Harbor. The $2.4 million project   …Continue Reading Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives posted on Nov 21

Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

In advance of the Thanksgiving Holiday and travel period, Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack to highlight a package of new and existing legislative proposals to promote safety on Massachusetts roadways, including support for pending legislation to reduce distracted and impaired   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead posted on Nov 21

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel, use the appropriate technology resources to make informed decisions, and consider public transportation if traveling to locations such as Logan airport. “We know from previous years that   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead