“We've had trouble with this bridge for several years.” JT Gaucher, Ludlow DPW Director said. “It's under design right now for rehabilitiation. We've had problems with the abutments deteriorating and we're looking to correct that problem."The Ludlow and Wilbraham highway departments closed their entrances to the bridge at about 1:30 p.m.
The unexpected shutdown results in motorists having to find an alternative route from town to town.
One lane of the bridge has already been closed for the past year.
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