New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge

Three-Car Accident on New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge
UPDATE (4 p.m.): The accident has been cleared and traffic on the bridge has returned to normal.
Traffic has slowed down on the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge following a three-car accident at about 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.
The accident happened at the Fish Island area of the bridge...
Bridge Meeting
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is looking for public feedback as they conduct a study on the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor.
Bridge To Close For One Night
The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge will be closed to marine traffic Tuesday evening for construction work in the northeast corner of the bridge.  Vehicle traffic will not be affected.
Ward 5 City Councilor Kerry Winterson, who also works as a heavy equipment operator for the Mass Department of Tra…
Repairs Almost Done
State officials say repairs on the Popes Island Bridge could be finished in a few months.
Michael Verseckes, a spokesman with the Massachusetts  Department Of Transportation, tells the Standard Times the concrete barriers that have been narrowing the bridge down to one lane, in each direction, s…
Mayor Ponders Bridge Question
Southcoast residents and the Mayor of New Bedford continue to share frustration with the ongoing repairs to the New Bedford- Fairhaven Bridge.
On Mayor Jon Mitchell's weekly radio program on WBSM, this caller shared his frustration with the Mayor about the state project that never seems to end..…
Funding For Route 18
A newly passed Conference Committee version of a Transportation Bond Bill includes hundreds of millions of dollars for projects in the Southcoast.
The big ticket item of course is $2.3 billion to extend commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River...
Bridge To Reopen Saturday
The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge will reopen for motor vehicle traffic Saturday at 6pm as scheduled.
The bridge has been closed since March 30th, so contractors could make repairs to the bridge's floor beams.  During the two-week period, crews have been working around the clock to get the j…

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