Two-year closure of Weaver Street Bridge in Fall River Begins Wednesday

Fall River, MA (WLNE) – Construction on the Weaver Street Bridge over the railroad in Fall River is set to begin at 7am Wednesday.  Crews will demolish and then reconstruct the bridge.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation expects the project to last through 2023. Detours will be in place during the closure. Signs will be up to guide drivers and pedestrians.

MassDOT said drivers should lower their speed and use caution in the area. Drivers should expect delays.

All work on the bridge depends on the weather and the schedule could change if needed.

MassDOT released the following detour for drivers and pedestrians coming from the east side of the bridge:

• Traffic will be directed along North Main Street.
• Take a right onto Cove Street.
• Take a right onto Ace Street.
• Take a left onto Probber Lane.
• Take a right onto West Street.
• Take a right back onto Weaver Street.

MassDOT relased the following detour for drivers and pedestrians coming from the west side of the bridge:

• Traffic will be directed along Weaver Street.
• Take a left onto Probber Lane.
• Take a left onto West Street.
• Take a right onto Ace Street.
• Take a left onto Cove Street.
• Take a left onto North Main Street

 

 

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