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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.

 

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