BOSTON -- Debris from the Albany Street bridge in Boston's South End has fallen onto the railroad tracks near South Station.
Photos show part of the stone facade underneath the the bridge collapsing onto the tracks.
Transit Police confirmed the damage in a statement to Boston 25 News.
"We are confident that the bridge is structurally sound, however in an abundance of caution the engineers are going to check it out.," MBTA Police said.
DEVELOPING: Some commuter rail delays as engineers inspect the Albany St overpass after part of the facade fell off. Transit PD says they are confident it is structurally sound but are taking precautions. @boston25 pic.twitter.com/FNAeUPSRp5— Elysia Rodriguez (@ElysiaBoston25) April 17, 2018
Several Commuter Rail trains in to and out of South Station have been delayed due to the damage.
Amtrak trains were also impacted, with trains all throughout southern New England delayed during repairs. High-speed trains will also be traveling at lower speeds through the area.
Worcester Train 529 (7:45pm outbound) is operating 5-10 minutes behind schedule between Boston Landing and Worcester due to a bridge issue. #mbta— MBTA Alerts! (@mbta_alerts) April 17, 2018
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