FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – Part of Route 79 in Fall River will be closed to drivers this weekend.
The Fall River Herald reports that the following areas will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday:
- Area between Durfee and Water Streets
- Area between Exit 5 from 195 and North Davol Street
- Area between President Avenue and Central Street
The closures, according to the Mass. Dept. of Transportation, are necessary to demolish the existing elevated portion of Route 79.