Rocks Village bridge closed after accident

Michael Kent photo. The Rocks Village Bridge that connects West Newbury and Haverhill was closed due to an accident.

ROCKS VILLAGE – The two-lane  bridge from Rocks Village to West Newbury was closed Friday afternoon after a truck with a roll-off trash bin apparently hit part of the structure overhead, knocking the metal bin onto the roadway.

Police closed the bridge and were reportedly waiting for a state bridge inspector to arrive to determine the extent of damage. The trash bin also was straddling the center line of the bridge, which is a connector for many people coming to and from Haverhill, West Newbury, Groveland and Merrimac. 

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