Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice  New Bedford - I-195/Route 18 Interchange Rehabilitation Project

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.


Hayden McFadden Elementary School, 361 Cedar Grove Street, New Bedford, MA 02746

Overview   of New Bedford - I-195/Route 18 Interchange Rehabilitation Project


The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is hosting an in-person meeting to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed New Bedford I-195/Route 18 Interchange Rehabilitation Project.


The proposed project consists of addressing safety improvements and poor conditions along the I-195/Route 18 interchange, including the deck and roadway.

This rehabilitation project will impact abutters and regional traffic. All residents, abutters, local business owners, and interested commuters are invited to attend. Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer comments. Spanish and Portuguese interpretation will be available at the meeting.

This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request, as appropriate. To request accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email ( Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the meeting.

Project inquiries may also be emailed to

In case of inclement weather, a cancellation announcement will be posted on this website. 

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