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Temporary fencing lines the sidewalk on the DCR-controlled approach to the Beades Bridge. Google Street View imagery suggests that the temporary fencing has been there for nearly 8 years. Photo by Tony Dutzik.

Internal Email Raises Safety Concerns for Dorchester’s Beades Bridge

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After Boston University professor David Jones of Milton died on a MassDOT-owned staircase next to the JFK/UMass Red Line station last fall, the Deputy Chief Engineer of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) flagged his concerns about another poorly-maintained bridge in the neighborhood: the Beades drawbridge on Morrissey Boulevard. Internal email discussions in the […]