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FALL RIVER- SOMERSET- BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, ROADWAY & RELATED WORK, F-02-094=S-16-014, BRIGHTMAN STREET OVER THE TAUNTON RIVER
This is the fourth of four construction contracts for the Brightman Street bridge replacement project. Work under this contract includes approach spans, bascule span superstructure, concrete bridge piers, control house, bridge abutment and retaining walls, and electrical and mechanical equipment for the operation and control of the bascule spans. This project also includes construction of roadways, ramps, bikeways, walkways, grading, erosion control, steel sheeting, drainage, utilities, signs, traffic signals, pavement markings, lighting, planting, and fishing pier. Included are four new bridges: Relocated Route 6 over Riverside Ave., Ramp N-W over Route 79, Ramp E-W over Route 79, and Ramp W-N over the Taunton River.
Location:
  • City of Fall River
  • Town of Somerset
  • Construction Begins: Spring 2007
    Construction Ends: Autumn 2014
    Resident Engineer: Paul Washburn
    Construction Contract Value: $211,155,231.86
    Construction Bid Price: $186,037,814.25
    Initial Construction Estimate: $117,200,000.00
    MassHighway District: District 5
    Current Status: BRIDGE & APPROACHES: Operation and maintenance of the Veterans Memorial Bridge with oversight by the District 5 bridge maintenance section. Ongoing fire enhancements within East Bascule. Normal work hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. (as of 09/29/2014)

    Contracts (10) Progress
    # 31065 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Fall River/ Somerset - Construction Services Final
    # 32147 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Statewide - Provide engineering design and review services to the Highway Engineering Division on an open end basis for highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 50501 -- Construction Contract
    Fall River - Somerset - Proposed drawbridge (F-02-094=S-16-014) and 3 other Bridges - Brightman Street (Relocated Route 6) over the Taunton River 100% Complete
    # 54828 -- Design -- Bridge Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassHighway on an open basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 57729 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassHighway on an open end basis for various highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 58308 -- Design -- Services
    Work will consist of providing construction phase services for the Brightman Street bridge replacement project in Fall River and Somerset. Final
    # 64312 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassDOT on a task order basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 64315 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassDOT on a task order basis for various statewide highway and bridge projects. Final
    # 68940 -- Design -- Hwy Eng Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design services to MassDOT on a task order basis for Layout and Right of Way assignments. Final
    # 69755 -- Design -- Bridge Open End
    Work will consist of providing engineering design and review services to MassDOT on an open end basis for various highway and bridge projects. Final

    Bridges

    Contract Dates
    Notice to Proceed: 05/17/2007
    Contract Information
    Project Designer: Consultant
    Funding Source: BRR OFF SYSTEM
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    Property Impacts - Right of Way
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    Environmental Impacts
    no comments
    Project Design
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    Project Funding
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    Public Involvement
    no comments
    Construction
    Current Status
    BRIDGE & APPROACHES: Operation and maintenance of the Veterans Memorial Bridge with oversight by the District 5 bridge maintenance section. Ongoing fire enhancements within East Bascule. Normal work hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
    Accelerated Bridge Program
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    No TIP Data Available For This Project
    Project Task Information
    Project Status
    Project Status Advertised 09/30/2005
    Project Status Advertised 09/09/2006
    Prj Scope & Negotiation
    Design
    100% Design 100% Plans Received 12/09/2004
    100% Design 100% Comments to DE 05/25/2005
    100% Design PS&E to FAPO 09/07/2005
    100% Design PS&E Received 08/15/2005
    Right of Way
    Certification - MassDOT Issued - All necessary ROW acquired 09/06/2005
    Plans Received 10/07/2005
    Plans Comments to DE 09/08/2005
    Plans Accepted 10/17/2005
    Requirements Requirements 08/25/1997
    Advanced Title Exam Completed 05/31/2011
    Traffic
    100% Design Review 100% Plans Received 07/01/2005
    100% Design Review 100% Plans Approved 09/02/2005
    100% Traffic Plans 100% Plans Received 07/01/2005
    100% Traffic Plans 100% Plans Approved 07/14/2005
    100% Temp Signal 100% Plans Received 08/24/2005
    100% Temp Signal 100% Plans Approved 09/07/2005
    100% TCA 100% Plans Received 01/25/2005
    100% TCA 100% Plans Approved 02/08/2005
    Design Exceptions
    Environmental
    ITS
    Utilities
    Non Participating