FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) - More than two years after it was washed away by the historic floods of 2010, the Narrows Road Bridge in Freetown finally reopened Friday morning.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the end of the bridge replacement project.
According to the Taunton Gazette , the construction was completed more than two months ahead of schedule.
Most of the $1.1 million project was reportedly paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The collapse of the Narrows Road Bridge on March 31, 2010 left some residents stranded in their neighborhood until a temporary bypass road was opened.
That bypass road is expected to close to traffic next week.
The death of a 78-year-old grandfather who was left paralyzed after a home invasion has been ruled a homicide and police say two suspects will be charged with murder.
James Adams, 32, was indicted last week in the murder of 20-year-old Mary Grier in Cranston.
Two Cranston Brothers are honoring the memory of the lives lost in the tragic school shooting in Newtown last year in their own special way.
Rhode Island could see its first significant snowfall this weekend. According to Eyewitness News Meteorologists, parts of the state could see six inches or more of snow.
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