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New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge replacement public information meetings
October 6, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A public information meeting about the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, at Fairhaven High School and at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at GNB Voc-Tech.
The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Bridge Replacement project, F-01-002=N-06-001, US Route 6 over the Acushnet River. All views and comments submitted in response to the meeting will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
The proposed project includes the replacement of US Route 6 over the Acushnet River, this is a movable span bridge. The existing Route 6 corridor will be maintained. A full roadway closure and detour at the movable span will be necessary during portions of the project. The Navigation Channel will be maintained through short-term closures. Navigation will be required and coordinated with USCG.