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Box Truck Ends Up in Ditch at Route 18 and Coggeshall Street
NEW BEDFORD - A box truck ended up in a ditch where construction is ongoing in the near North End of New Bedford Wednesday morning.
Massachusetts State Police say the accident took place around 5:30 a.m., with reports of a box truck owned by Sid Wainer and Son coming to rest in the ditch at Route 18 …
Road Work Underway Across New Bedford
With nicer, drier weather having been the norm as of late, a number of construction and roadwork projects are underway across New Bedford.
Work has begun on Coggeshall Street, Union Street and on the southern segment of Route 18, among other locations...
Motor Vehicle Chase Ends in Crash on Route 18
Dana Lee Pires, 41, of 1959 Purchase St., Apt. 317, New Bedford was arrested Monday after leading police on a brief motor vehicle and foot chase while attempting to flee a traffic stop, striking two vehicles and causing minor injuries.
Pires was charged with failure to stop for police, reckless opera…
UPDATE: Route 18 Closure Next TUESDAY Night
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 announced that it will be temporarily closing Route 18 in New Bedford overnight on April 18, 2017, at 9:00 p.m., between Coggeshall Street and Union Street, including Exit 15 on I-195, to allow for painting of the Wamsutta Ra…
Route 18 Off-Ramp Closed Tonight
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the off-ramp from I-195 Eastbound to Route 18 Southbound in New Bedford will be closed overnight beginning at 8:00 pm on Thursday, February 23, and reopening at 4:30 am on Friday, February 24...
Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over On 195W
A tractor-trailer roll-over on Interstate 195 Westbound is causing traffic backups. The mishap happened just before 9am.
The tractor trailer was reportedly carrying a load of construction material that spilled over the roadway. According to State Police in Dartmouth, the driver suffered minor injurie…

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