New route off Braga Bridge opens

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has reached another milestone on its Braga Bridge repair project.

The new Route 79 Southbound Roadway officially opened Thursday.

The temporary off-ramp from Route 79 to South Davol Street is now closed.

Mass-DOT is still urging driver to use caution in the area as drivers adjust to the change.

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