EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

April 19, 2007

Bates Bridge survives storm

By Bridget Rhodes , Correspondent

GROVELAND - Bates Bridge, which connects Groveland to Haverhill on Route 97, has not been closed during these past few stormy days and is "not planned to be closed," said Erik Abell, a MassHighway spokesman.

MassHighway will continue to monitor the bridge and the level of the Merrimack River. "So far it looks like it's in good (structural) shape," Abell said yesterday.Read this article in full with a
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