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Drivers – Avoid Turtles in Road
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs is warning drivers to avoid turtles that may be trying to cross a busy road. It's risky for you and other drivers if you pull over unsafely to help the little guy (or girl)...
House Advances Bill for New Bedford Road Repairs
Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral (D - New Bedford) voted yesterday afternoon to advance a bill that provides state dollars to cities and towns, including New Bedford, for local road repairs. The House of Representatives passed the annual “Chapter 90” bill yesterday afte…
Freezing Rain Turns Boston-Area Roads into Sheets of Ice
BOSTON (AP) _ State police are reporting numerous multi-vehicles accidents on Boston-area highways that were turned into skating rinks by early morning freezing rain.
Police tweeted that Route 128 northbound north of Interstate 93 in the Wakefield area was completely shut down Wednesday for multiple …
New Bedford Boosts Road Repair Investments
NEW BEDFORD - Tired of swerving to avoid potholes on New Bedford streets? Mayor Jon Mitchell says the City is beginning a program to invest $1 million a year for five years to be used for the complete reconstruction of New Bedford's most damaged streets...
Police Warn Of Icy Roads As Winter Storm Begins
Commuters are dealing with icy roads in many parts of Massachusetts as a winter storm moves in.
The storm began as a mix of snow and freezing rain in much of the state, although the precipitation is expected to change over to mostly rain — heavy at times — as temperatures rise during the …
Local Motorists Paying For Road Conditions
A new report released by the transportation research group, TRIP, found that poor road conditions cost Bay State motorists more than $8 billion per year.
Here on the South Coast, the report found that motorists spend more than $1,600 per year due to damage caused to their vehicles, time lost waiting …
Massachusetts Senate Backs Road Project Funding
The state Senate has approved a bill that would provide $300 million to cities and towns for road and bridge projects, a $100 million increase over last year.
Municipal officials have been pressing lawmakers to approve the so-called Chapter 90 funds as the spring construction season begins...

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