Braga Bridge Work This Weekend

MassDOT Advisory:  Fall River

Glare Screen Replacement Operations on Median Barrier on I-195 between Route 24 and the Braga Bridge
Starting Sunday evening, February 22


Work will be conducted during the overnight hours Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 8 p.m. each night to 4 a.m. the following morning


FALL RIVER - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will be replacing missing glare screen panels on the median barrier located on I-195 between Route 24 and the Braga Bridge in Fall River.


 The work will take place nightly starting Sunday, November 22, at 8 p.m. and through 4 a.m. Monday, and then in overnight hours again Monday night into Tuesday morning and then Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.   It is anticipated that the work will be completed in three nights.


The work will require the temporary closure of the high speed lanes in both directions.  Two lanes of travel will remain open in each direction at all times.  Standard traffic management plans will be utilized along with police details, as needed.

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 due to an emergency situation.