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MassDOT ‘feeling confident’ Comm Ave., BU bridges will reopen this week

The Commonwealth Avenue (above) and Boston University bridges, which have been closed to drivers since the end of July, were supposed to be open by Monday. –Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Commuters who got a pleasant surprise last weekend — that construction that was causing delays on a stretch of the Massachusetts Turnpike had wrapped up weeks ahead of schedule — are seeing a check on their good luck this week.

The Commonwealth Avenue and Boston University bridges, which have been closed to drivers since the end of July, were supposed to be open by Monday.

But the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said on Saturday that rain had interfered with its plans to get the bridges open for the start of the workweek.

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