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MassDOT Route 24 South Closure This Week

Media Advisory: Thursday, April 27

Overnight road work, Route 24, Fall River

MassDOT will close the Route 24 South to I-195 East ramp at 8 p.m. on April 27

 

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 has announced the temporary closing of the Route 24 South to I-195 East ramp in Fall River beginning at 8 p.m., on Thursday, April 27, 2017, for overnight work involving bridge deck repairs.  The ramp is scheduled to reopen to traffic at 4:30 a.m., Friday, April 28. 

A temporary detour will be in place for all motor vehicle traffic as follows:

Route 24 South to I-195 East detour:

  • Take Route 24 South to I-195 West
  • On I-195 West, take Exit 8A to Route 24 South/Tiverton R.I./ Newport R.I.
  • On Route 24 South, take Exit 2 to Brayton Ave/Eastern Ave
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn right and head east on Brayton Ave
  • Take the next right onto the Route 24 North on-ramp
  • On Route 24 North, bear right to I-195 East/New Bedford/Boston

Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.

All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted should any sort of emergency situation occur.  MassDOT appreciates the patience of the traveling public as this necessary work is undertaken.

 

FCC Posting

On November 30, 2021, Bristol County  Broadcasting, LTD, licensee of WSAR, 1480 kHz, Fall River, MA filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for renewal of its broadcast station license.  Members of the public wishing to view the application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit publicfiles.fcc.gov, and search in WSAR's public file.

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