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Destination New Bedford / Bridge Schedule

New Bedford Fairhaven BridgeSchedule of Openings
The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is operated and maintained by the Massachusetts State Highway Department, District #5 Office. Bridge keepers on-site control all openings of the bridge. The current schedule of openings is as follows:

Daily, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM, the bridge opens at the top of each hour:

 6:00 am
 7:00 am
 8:00 am
 9:00 am
10:00 am

Daily from 11:15 AM to 6:15 PM, the bridge opens 15 minutes past each hour:

11:15 am
12:15 pm
 1:15 pm
 2:15 pm
 3:15 pm
 4:15
pm
 5:15
pm
 6:15
pm

After 6:15 PM, the bridge will open on-demand from marine traffic by calling the bridge keeper's office on marine channel 13.

Motorists may seek alternate routes during bridge closures by monitoring the electronic signs (yellow diamond) situated before all approaches to the bridge. Sign locations: I-195 East & West, Route 18 North & South, Route 6 East & West.

The schedule and duration of openings will vary depending on weather conditions, harbor congestion and vessel size. By law, marine traffic has priority over vehicular traffic.

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