Potential traffic congestion—the primary objection raised to building 290 housing units at the Ornsteen Heel property in Bradford—is set to be addressed with a nearly $2 million state grant.
During a virtual presentation Thursday, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito said Haverhill is receiving a $1.95 million MassWorks grant for redesign of the intersection of South Elm Street, Blossom Street, Laurel Avenue and Railroad Avenue near the Comeau Bridge. She told Mayor James J. Fiorentini she understands the riverfront project is “near and dear” to his heart.
“I remember being in that neighborhood with you when they named the Bradford Rail Trail after you. I know this will bring new retail space and jobs and 290 housing units at that train station so that’s … [ FULL ARTICLE ]