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  1. Massachusetts' low-clearance East Street Bridge is a truck killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Autoblog

    The East Street Railroad Bridge in Westwood, MA, offers a vertical clearance of just 10-feet-six-inches, and it's the bane of inattentive truck drivers around the region. Try to drive under with a vehicle that's too tall, and you'll end up with the world's fastest convertible conversion for your van.

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  2. Notorious East Street Bridge Has Its Own Twitter PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    The East Street Bridge in Westwood has made quite a name for itself as one of the most dangerous underpasses around. And now it's making a name for itself A box truck slammed into the bridge in dramatic fashion last week , and another truck hit the bridge Monday, though this one was less serious.

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  3. Truck Smashes Into Overpass, Trucker Probably Needs a New JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... but once in a while some poor trucker decides to challenge it - with predictable results. The East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts, is one of those low bridges. Apparently police receive calls about a crash there once a month. Once a month! ...

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  4. Multiple truck drivers slam into notorious bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Reuters

    ... delivery truck over the weekend. Nor did it stop this moving truck a couple of months earlier. In fact, police in Westwood, Massachusetts, say dozens of drivers have attempted to clear the bridge...with mixed results. And despite reminder tweets ...

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  5. Trucks Continue To Crash Into Infamous Low Clearance Railroad Bridge in Westwood, MARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Laughing Squid

    Two trucks have recently crashed into the infamous East Street Railroad Bridge in Westwood, MA, ignoring the "low clearance" signs warning of the potential hazard. The East Street Bridge is well-known to people in the small town of Westwood, but apparently it's not well known to truck drivers.

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  6. Map Reveals Dozens of Gas Leaks Across WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    Dozens of potentially damaging natural gas leaks have been located across Westwood, some of which have been leaking the volatile gas for as long as 10 years. The location of more than 20,000 gas leaks was recently revealed as part of a new state law, which requires utility companies to report the location and age of all know gas leaks.

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  7. Caught on CCTV - FIFTEEN separate lorries slammed into this low...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Record

    Caught on CCTV - FIFTEEN separate lorries slammed into this low clearance bridge last year - and now it's happened again! LAST week a small lorry approached the East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts and although there are clear warning signs of the low clearing the driver didn't notice them and drove full speed ahead. The lorry sheared off its roof as it smashed into the bridge, spreading debris across the road and luckily the driver was not seriously hurt.

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  8. I'm Sorry, But This is FunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | 101.5 LITE FM Radio

    ... entered is incorrect. Please try again. If you're unable to remember it, you can reset your password . Police in Westwood, Massachusetts released this video of a too-high truck going under a too-low bridge. No one was hurt, so it's okay to laugh. ...

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  9. Fifteen separate lorries slammed into this low bridge last year - now it's happened againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the road and luckily for the driver no-one was seriously hurt. The bridge in question is the East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts and although there are clear warning signs of the low clearing drives seem not to notice them and drove full ...

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  10. Infamous Bridge Destroys Another TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | TMZ.com

    The East Street Bridge in Westwood, Mass. is known for decapitating trucks that think they can clear the pass ... and it just claimed another victim on Thursday.

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  11. Officer Struck, Smoke Delays T, Trump Responds, and More: MA Patch TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    The Old Farmer's Almanac has made its predictions, and it's not pretty for Westwood and all of New England. The injured officer is expected to make a full recovery.

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  12. Watch: Infamous Boston-Area Overpass Destroys This Box Truck in SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | TheBlaze.com

    The infamous underpass in Westwood, Massachusetts, has claimed another victim. This time, an empty truck from a produce company was ripped to shreds trying to squeeze under the 10-foot, 6-inch opening.

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  13. Ramp Changes Planned for Nearby Section of I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    MassDOT's project team will implement ramp changes as part of the Needham-Wellesley I-95 "Add-A-Lane Project." The changes at the Route 9/I-95 interchange near Westwood are scheduled to begin on Friday, September 11, 8 p.m. New pavement markings, barrier, and temporary traffic control signage to support the new configuration will be in place along with variable message sign boards to alert drivers to the new traffic pattern.

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  14. Open Houses Planned in Westwood This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    The Old Farmer's Almanac has made its predictions, and it's not pretty for Westwood and all of New England. Plus, a suspect invokes Donald Trump's name after allegedly beating and urinating on a homeless man in a T station.

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  15. See What Farmer's Almanac Says About Upcoming WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    While Westwood may have been blanketed in heat this week, it won't be long until it's blanketed in snow, at least according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. Whether you believe it or not, we thought you'd like to know, that the prediction for the country for the 2015-2016 winter season is largely snowy and really cold.

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  16. Your Westwood Weather: Rain, Thunderstorms All Weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    This weekend looks like it will be a rainout in Westwood. The current forecast indicates showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday through Sunday.

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  17. Apparel companies expand LGBT product linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Washington Blade

    ... companies. '47 is a company that sees a huge opportunity and market for licensed sports merchandise. Located in Westwood, Mass., '47 is a licensed partner with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Football League, the ...

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  18. Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood is now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Patch.com

    Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood, a memory care assisted living community, is now open. It welcomed its first residents earlier today.

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  19. Westwood Allergy Sufferers Look OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Patch.com

    ... like pollen levels are going to be extremely high this week, and that is not good news for allergy sufferers in Westwood. Today's pollen count is a whopping 9.2, according to pollen.com . The high pollen count is due to the combination of higher ...

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  20. Open Houses Planned This Weekend For WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Patch.com

    Plus, a pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train and police are looking for suspects accused of breaking into 40 cars. Boston Police Department Peace Camp children traveled to the Hale Reservation to play team-building games, hike, swim and enjoy nature.

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