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Landmark Paul Revere Sign To Come Down

The Paul Revere sign off Interstate 195 in New Bedford is coming down for repairs. 

tsm – Paul Revere Sign off 195

City officials say the sign needs a complete overhaul. 

Ken Blanchard is the city’s Acting Commissioner of Public Facilities….

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Blanchard says the sign has been “in the weather” for 15 years, and is now deteriorating. 

Its estimated the repairs will cost about $300,000.  The City is currently looking at possible funding sources. 

Blanchard says the City is also looking for a new site that’s more “maintenance-friendly.”

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