WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - MassDOT announced an emergency road closure Monday morning after a tractor-trailer hit a highway sign over Route 24 in West Bridgewater. 

The West Bridgewater Fire Department shared a photo of the crash in a post on X near 7 a.m., showing a damaged truck resting against a guardrail.

The fire department said the large sign that was hit “may be compromised and need to be removed.”

Fire officials said MassDOT crews were on scene as of around 7 a.m. to inspect the area. 

In its latest update on X near 12 p.m., MassDOT said both sides of Route 24 were closed, with all northbound traffic detoured off the highway at Exit 24. Southbound traffic was being detoured at Exit 28B while crews removed the damaged sign and its gantry.

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