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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 after consideration from the Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, which Rep...
Icy Roads in Boston
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 crashes involving dozens of vehicles...
Stepping Up Road Work
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...
Road Repair Money
The Massachusetts House has ok'd a bill that would send $200 million to communities across the state for road repairs. The State Senate now takes up the measure. State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford realizes the significance of the surplus funding for the city and it's residents, and is hoping New Bedford will receive $3 million to make progress on the city's streets...
Snow Related Accidents
Motorists across the Southcoast were being advised to drive carefully Tuesday morning after the first winter storm of the season rolls into the area.
Repair Funds Needed
It's no secret many roads across New Bedford are in rough shape. The City Council is attempting to get federal funding in order to make some much needed repairs on the worst roads in the city.
Icy Roads Warning
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 day...

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