Post Content

Lawrence, Union Street Bridge Open, November 16,2012The Union Street Bridge over the Merrimack River in Lawrence, known as the Duck Bridge, reopened to traffic today. 

The $16 million MassDOT project reconstructed existing bridge piers and abutments, repaired bridge truss members, and constructed a new concrete and steel bridge deck.

The new bridge provides two travel lanes, with sidewalks on both sides of the bridge.

The bridge was closed to traffic in July 2010 with detours in place.

The federally funded project was constructed by S&R Corporation from Lowell and completed four months ahead of schedule.

MassDOT appreciates the patience shown by drivers and abutters affected by the closure and the associated traffic detour during construction.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! posted on Dec 22

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27 posted on Dec 19

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27

The restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines will begin next Saturday, December 27. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after a two year absence. “MassDOT is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27

Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized posted on Dec 18

Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized

The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being   …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized