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New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge is Stuck

The New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge is stuck.

Officials with MassDOT say the bridge became stuck in the closed position just before noon.

The bridge is currently closed to marine traffic, but open to vehicle traffic

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Credit: Bourne Police
Credit: Bourne Police

Bourne Police Facebook Informs And Amuses Cape Travelers

A few days relaxing on Cape Cod can be the highlight of the summer and draws thousands of people from all over the country, even the world, to the small towns and beaches every year. But the drive over the Bourne bridge can be a nightmare. 

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MassDOT - Artistic renditions of the options for the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.
MassDOT - Artistic renditions of the options for the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Study Nearing Completion

The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge isn't going anywhere soon, but MassDOT officials are close to finishing their study on possible options to make it better for both vehicular and marine traffic.

Only about a dozen people turned out to the public informational meeting at the Waypoint Event Center Thursday evening. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

MassDOT Presents Options For “Antiquated” Bridge

How many times have you been stuck waiting for the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge to open up?

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TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge
TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge

Bridge Meeting is Set For Next Month

Mayor Jon Mitchell and previous Mayors have often called for a "new" New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge.

At the urging of Mayor Mitchell, the Mass. Department of Transportation began a study last year, and next month the D-O-T will be unveiling a list of both short and long-term alternatives to the nearly 100 year old span

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BRANDON PIMENTAL

Two Arrested For Fairhaven Car Breaks

Fairhaven Police have arrested two people they say are responsible for several car break-ins.

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Should The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Be Replaced? [POLL]

There's no shortage of ideas when it comes to alternatives to the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

Local residents will be able to weigh in Wednesday night, pitching their thoughts to officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Plans New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Discussion

Long wait times, mechanical malfunctions, and general construction. Those are just some of the problems associated with the 113-year-old New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will address those issues and more during a public meeting this week

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WPRI
WPRI

Swansea Bridge Renamed in Honor of Iraq War Casualty

A Swansea bridge has been renamed in honor of a local man killed while serving with the Army in Iraq.

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