Fore River Bridge reopens after getting stuck in open position

WEYMOUTH, Mass. — The Fore River Bridge got stuck in the open position, causing major traffic delays on Friday morning.

The bridge closed for emergency repairs around 9:30 a.m. and it reopened to traffic about an hour later.

“Please avoid this area and expect heavy traffic in the landing,” the Weymouth Police Department said in a tweet.

MassDOT also warned of delays on Route 3 north and south.

Motorists were urged to seek alternate routes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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