Lane reopen on Mass Pike in West Springfield after truck hit bridge overpass


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An accident on the Mass Pike near the West Springfield/Holyoke exit closed the right lane of traffic on the westbound side Tuesday afternoon but has since reopened.

According to MassDOT, an over-height truck hit the Bernie Avenue bridge overpass. Police closed off the right lane of traffic on the westbound side of the Mass Pike near exit 45 as crews inspected the damage to the overpass. They found no structural damage to the overpass.

The lane closure brought heavy traffic Tuesday afternoon. Traffic cameras in the area and Waze showed traffic backed up nearly to the Chicopee exit.

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