Roadwork Schedule

The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for this upcoming week of August 31, 2015 – September 4, 2015 and they are as follows:

The City of New Bedford – Department of Public Infrastructure

New Bedford / Fairhaven Bridge:

  • Please be aware of detours and traffic delays, follow signs posted.

Acushnet Ave & Wamsutta St Railroad Bridge:

  • Contractor will be working on miscellaneous items through out the project.
  • The roadway closure at Acushnet Ave & Wamsutta will remain closed. Please follow detour signs.
  • Route 18 northbound & southbound painting pavement markings and placing temporary concrete barrier.
  • Sid Wainer location will have several deliveries of precast pieces.

Coggeshall Street sewer separation project

  • Contractor will be installing new water main piping along Coggeshall St between Mitchell St and Belleville Ave.
  • Contractor will be installing water main by-pass piping along Coggeshall St between Cotter St and Acushnet Ave.


  • Hydrant flushing in the west end of the city. This may cause a temporary loss of water pressure.
  • Contractor will be installing temporary by-pass piping along Tarklin Hill Rd and Park Ave between Ashley Blvd and Worcester St and along Ashley Blvd between Tarklin Hill Rd and Irvington St.
  • Contractor will excavate for water main work at the intersections of Tarklin Hill Rd, Worcester St and Park Ave.
  • Contractor will be working on Nye St pocket park at North-East corner of Acushnet Ave & Nye St.
  • Contractor will be working at rail road crossing on Nash Rd between Mt.Pleasant St and Church St. Please follow Detour signs.
  • Nash Road will be closed for traffic between Church St and Mt.Pleasant St starting at 7:00 PM Thursday August 27th. To Monday August 31st.
  • Contractor will be raising structures and pouring cement concrete driveways on Mt.Pleasant Lane between Mt.Pleasant St & Vine St.
  • Contractor will be removing and resetting curb , as well as installing foundation for street lights and traffic signals at the Octopus intersection  (Sixth St, Pleasant St, Mill St, Kempton St.)


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