Mass Ave. Bridge remains closed due to construction

BOSTON (WHDH) - MassDOT said the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge over Commonwealth Avenue will remain closed due to construction.

The construction is part of the bridge replacement project. The full bridge replacement is scheduled for May 10-15.

MassDOT said the bridge will remain closed until 7 p.m. on Sunday.

There are currently detours in place in the area.

MassDOT also said they located asbestos located in the existing bridge and it was not visible until construction began. They said workers are using appropriate and safe containment practices for removal.

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