Dept. of Public Infrastructure

West End Mishap
West End Mishap
The operator of a front end loader lost control of the vehicle Thursday afternoon, striking a fire hydrant and utility pole in the vicinity of Route 140 and Kempton Street in New Bedford. D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle says the front end loader's hydraulic hose apparently snapped, causing the operator to lose control...
Landmark Sign Removed
Landmark Sign Removed
The City of New Bedford is in the process of removing the Paul Revere sign from a billboard overlooking Interstate 195. The sign's removal has been rumored to happen for over a year. City officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell have said the sign's infrastructure needed to be reinforced to ensure safe removal...