Evacuation Routes

One of the most frequently asked questions of this agency is, "What are the city's evacuation routes?" While any evacuation route could change, based on what the emergency is and where the emergency is taking place, the following major roadways will lead you out of and away from the city:

  • Route 140 South (County Street) toward New Bedford
  • Route 140 North (Tremont Street toward Norton
  • Route 44 West (Winthrop Street) toward Dighton
  • Route 44 East (Dean Street) toward Raynham
  • Route 495 North (New Hampshire)
  • Route 495 East (Cape Cod)
  • Route 138 North (Broadway) toward Raynham
  • Route 138 South (Somerset Avenue) toward Dighton