Congestion Management

No one enjoys being stuck in traffic, but it's become a fact of life. It happens to all of us and it seems to be happening more frequently. Traffic congestion causes us to be late for work, makes us frustrated and increases the levels of air pollution we all have to breathe. Congestion, however, is not confined exclusively to roadways. Overcrowded buses, trains and commuter parking lots are other examples of congestion we need to manage.

There are two general kinds of roadway congestion in southeastern Massachusetts: work trip traffic, which occurs during the morning and afternoon commute; and retail traffic, which happens mostly along densely built commercial corridors.

Projects intended to alleviate congestion or 'congestion mitigation' projects include the following:

Current Projects

  • Construction of the New Veterans Memorial Bridge (Brightman Street Bridge) between Somerset and Fall River
  • Construction of the new exit 8B on Route 24 in Freetown
  • Relocation of Route 79 in Lakeville

Planned Projects

  • Relocation of Tucker Road in Dartmouth
  • Reconstruction of Plymouth Avenue in Fall River
  • Reconstruction of the Route 140/Route 6/Brownell Avenue intersection in New Bedford

Further Study

  • Replacement of the Middleboro Rotary
  • Route 24 from Route 140 to I-495
  • Route 44 from Arlington Street to Route 104 in Taunton

In addition to actual project recommendations, operational and management strategy recommendations are also made in this chapter. Replacement of outdated, pre-timed traffic signals, access management techniques, real-time driver information and other Intelligent Transportation Systems are all included in this category.

Transportation Infrastructure

Congestion Management

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SRPEDD's Comprehensive Planning Department completes a wide variety of tasks alongside partners from across the SRPEDD region.

Its primary role is to plan for the future land use of the region including zoning, master plans, predisaster mitigation, promotion of affordable housing choices and transit-oriented development areas.

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Signalized Intersection Database

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