MassDOT Highway Division representatives were pleased to join federal, state, and local officials along with family members for today’s dedication in Fall River of the SPC Scott A. Andrews Memorial Bridge on North Main Street at the Route 79 overpass.
Specialist Scott A. Andrews of Fall River served in Afghanistan with the Army’s 618th Engineer company beginning in December 2009 and conducted 42 combat missions. He died while serving his country in Afghanistan in June 2010.
Scott’s family led the unveiling of the sign in his honor, joined by Congressman William Keating, Fall River Mayor William Flanagan, and former state representative David Sullivan along with veterans and Massachusetts National Guard representatives.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced