Pawtucket bridge project set to reopen


One more step is complete on work to re-build the Pawtucket River Bridge. 

The second span of the new Pawtucket River Bridge could be open as early as Friday.  This will allow workers to start shifting Interstate-95 South to the new span and completely lift the bridge’s 18-ton weight limit. 

This will mean lane closures Thursday night and drivers won’t have access to Exit 27 in downtown Pawtucket.

The bridge is expected to open in mid-2013.

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