MassDOT will host Design Public Hearings in Fall River and New Bedford on the 25% design of four bridge replacements along the future South Coast Rail route. The bridge replacements will provide fast and tangible benefits to help expanding freight service and will also be required for future passenger rail.
The bridges will be completely removed and replaced. They include Golf Club Road, President Avenue and Brownell Street bridges in Fall River and Wamsutta bridge in New Bedford.
The hearings are scheduled for:
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Heritage State Park, Visitor Center Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River
Thursday, April 17, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Brooklawn Park Community Center, 1997 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford
Design plans will be available to view at 6 PM. Comments can also be sent to the Chief Engineer, and they must be postmarked within 10 business days of the Public Hearing. Letters can be submitted at the hearing or mailed as follows:
Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT – Highway Division, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, ATTN: Bridge Project Management, Project File No. 607730
For more information on South Coast Rail and the four bridge replacements, visit www.mass.gov/southcoastrail.
Tags: south coast rail
MassDOT Launches “Go-Time” Real-Time Traffic Information posted on May 3
MassDOT announced the first activation of the Commonwealth’s Real-Time Traffic Information System (Go-Time) set to expand statewide by the end of the year. Three new Real-Time Traffic displays were launched in the area of Rt. 140 in Taunton. These displays include travel times from Rt. …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches “Go-Time” Real-Time Traffic Information
MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Mark Global Youth Traffic Safety Month posted on May 1
Posted by: Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS Executive Vice President – Business & Clients MAPFRE Insurance MAPFRE Insurance recognizes that Massachusetts teen drivers are often inexperienced behind the wheel and are in need of extra support and guidance being new drivers on the road. May …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Mark Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here! posted on Apr 29
What could be better than April breaking the 70 degree mark? The beginning of May, because we’re getting ready for Bay State Bike Week! Every May, Massachusetts residents and bike commuters come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation during Bay State Bike Week. This year, …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here!