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This project proposes to create a new interchange in Freetown Massachusetts, to be known as Interchange 8B, between Exits 8 and 9 on Route 24. The project includes the creation of a new interchange providing for all traffic movements, the relocation of a segment of South Main Street and the creation of a new street, to be known as Executive Parking Drive that will connect South Main Street and Riggenbach Road while connecting the new interchange to the local road network and providing access to the new Fall River Executive Park. This new connection should help to alleviate existing congestion on South Main Street and at Exits 8 and 9.
  • City of Fall River
  • Town of Freetown
  • Resident Engineer: Michael Giovanelli
    Construction Contract Value: $39,040,759.00
    Construction Bid Price: $34,739,805.00
    Initial Construction Estimate: $61,336,051.00
    District: District 5

    Contracts (4) Progress
    # 43766 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Preparation and review of Layout plans and written descriptions on various projects statewide. Final
    # 49402 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will generally consist of providing design and engineering services to the Projects Division on an open end basis for various statewide Value Engineering Studies. Final
    # 54830 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassHighway on an open end basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 60210 -- Construction Contract
    Construction of a New Interchange (Exit 8B) on Route 24. (DESIGN/BUILD0 (ARRA Project) Completed


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  • Contract Dates
    Notice to Proceed: 11/30/2009
    Contract Information
    Project Designer: Other
    Funding Source: American Recovery & Reinvestment Act
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    Project Task Information
    Project Status
    Project Initiation Form PRC Submitted 07/12/2007
    Project Review Committee PRC Approved 03/13/2008
    Project Review Committee Letter 04/01/2008
    Project Status Initiated 06/05/2007
    Project Status Advertised 06/12/2009
    Project Management
    25% Design Design Public Hearing 02/11/2010