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Fall River Route 79 Davol Street Truss Removal, March 25, 2014Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows:

Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River

The meeting will include an opportunity to learn about construction activities scheduled for spring and summer 2014. and will conclude with a question and answer session.

The purpose of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project is to enhance safety and access along the Route 79 corridor and the interchange with I-195 and bring the roadway and bridges up to current standards. MassDOT is removing the elevated section of Route 79 and building a new surface roadway to connect with Davol Street and the waterfront; rebuilding the nine “spaghetti ramps” connecting Route 79 and I-195; constructing two new roadways to connect with the waterfront; repairing, cleaning and painting the Braga Bridge; and enhancing pedestrian and bicycle accommodations.

Please visit the website at www.mass.gov/massdot/route79project to sign up for email alerts and learn more about this important project. For questions or concerns, please contact the project team by calling the hotline at 781-774-0441 or by e-mailing: route79project@state.ma.us.

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