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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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YouTube
YouTube

Bridge Connecting United States and Canada Collapses in Washington State

While the East Coast was settling in for the night, a major bridge collapse happened in Seattle, WA that sent multiple vehicles into the Skagit River. 

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TSM
TSM

Box Truck Crashes, Leaks Fuel onto New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

A Staples box-truck crashes on Rt. 6 in New Bedford, near the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge, causing traffic to back up in both directions.

The driver was heading east and apparently struck a guardrail, then landed on top of a concrete barrier across from Fathoms Restuarant

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Cape Cod Bridge Dedicated To Fallen Marine

A Cape Cod bridge has been renamed in honor of a Marine from Yarmouth who died in Afghanistan.

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YouTube
YouTube

Section Of Route Six To Be Named After Regional Planner Roland Hebert

Governor Patrick has signed legislation naming a section of Route 6 leading to the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge after the late Roland Hebert, the former Deputy Director of the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District.

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RahelSharon,flickr
RahelSharon,flickr

Wareham Man Jumps Off Bourne Bridge, Dies

A Wareham man is dead in an apparent suicide. According to State Police, the unidentified 41-year-old man scaled the fence of the Bourne Bridge and jumped to his death just before 9:30 this morning.

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