Concrete Falls From Top Deck of Rt 495 Bridge in Lawrence

The under side of the Route 495 bridge in Lawrence where concrete fell into the lower deck. PHOTO: (c) Copyright, 2015 The Valley Patriot

LAWRENCE – Concrete fell from the upper deck of the Rt 495 (S) bridge over the Merrimack River down onto the lower deck of the bridge closing the bridge off to traffic Tuesday afternoon.

Police closed off the bridge and rerouted traffic causing backups for miles in each direction.