Octopus Intersection

Work At Downtown Octopus Intersection 80% Complete
The construction season in the City of New Bedford is rapidly coming to a close, but there are still several projects on the Department of Public Infrastructure's "to do" list.
One of them is wrapping up work at the Downtown "Octopus" intersection...
Repairs At Octopus Intersection Downtown
There were some backups at the octopus intersection in Downtown New Bedford Friday morning after a traffic light was knocked over.
Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at around 8 a.m. they received a report that a utility truck struck a traffic light pole at the intersection of Kempton and Pleasant…
"Octopus" Intersection Has New Look
The "Octopus" intersection Downtown at Route Six no longer has its pedestrian overpass.  The structure was taken down Sunday night, as part of an improvement project for that intersection.
D-P-I chief Ron Labelle says the overpass was lifted off its abutments to the street belo…
Octopus Intersection Downtown To Get Makeover
City officials have not given up on making improvements to the Route Six-Pleasant Street intersection, otherwise known as the Octopus.
C-D-M Smith consultants and city planners have devised a new plan that will emphasize pedestrian safety and overalll upgrades to what they call, an important gateway …