ORANGE, Mass. (WWLP)– Orange Police are warning drivers that a bridge in town is being closed due to deterioration of the deck.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has closed the Brookside Road Bridge over the Pan Am Railroad (PAR). Signs notifying drivers of the closure and detour will be put in place. Drivers should seek alternate routes. The state is expected to begin repairs sometime in June.

Detour map (MassDOT)

According to MassDOT, drivers will be directed to take Rogers Avenue to State 2A and then take Daniel Shays Highway.