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 Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app posted on Jan 18
MassDOT today announced that a total of 146 “GoTime” signs, which provide real-time traffic travel times, are now activated on highways throughout the Commonwealth and that a new mobile app with GoTime data is now available which will allow drivers to see real-time travel information before …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app
MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set posted on Jan 18
The MBTA will hold three public meetings for people to share comments and suggestions about proposed Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail scheduling changes. The meetings will be held in Newton on January 31, in Worcester on February 1, and in Natick February 6 as follows: …Continue Reading MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set
Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview posted on Jan 17
MassDOT invites you to review the final fact sheet for the Fall River Route 79 Braga Bridge Improvements Project. The work reached substantial completion in fall 2016 with the reopening of all lanes on the Braga Bridge. This landmark project offered significant long term enhancements: …Continue Reading Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview