Lanes in Boston and Cambridge Closed After Holes Detected

BOSTON, MA , 8 / 30 / 13: Guard rails on Bowker Overpass in Fenway "It's been about 3-4 years since the Bowker Overpass in Fenway has had any guard rails. This is the overpass that one takes from Storrow Drive. Without the overpass there is nothing but I small barrier protecting drivers from a 20-30 foot drop to their death. One simple skid could lead to such a tragedy. ( David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 01starts
Bowker Overpass in Fenway.
GLOBE

The Boston Globe reports that a hole was detected by MassDOT on Sunday on the bridge connecting Boylston Street and Storrow Drive in Fenway.

The right eastbound lane of the Bowker Overpass is closed while a Department of Transportation crew repairs it.

MassDOT began working on repairing the hole Sunday afternoon and is expected to finish by 4 p.m.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

There will also be a left lane closure eastbound on Memorial Drive near the Longfellow Bridge later Sunday afternoon until 8 p.m., as a crew repairs a hole in the structure, MassDOT spokeswoman Sara Lavoie reported to The Globe.