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SUV Hit By Debris Falling From Route 3A Overpass In Chelmsford

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The debris smashed the windshield of the SUV. (WBZ-TV).

The debris smashed the windshield of the SUV. (WBZ-TV).

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CHELMSFORD (CBS) –  Several pieces of debris fell from the Route 3A overpass on Interstate 495 and smashed an SUV’s windshield Tuesday afternoon.

No one was hurt, but two lanes of the highway were closed as a precaution.

Debris, including these pieces, fell from the Route 3A overpass in Chelmsford on Tuesday and struck a car. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ NewsRadio 1030).

Debris, including these pieces, fell from the Route 3A overpass in Chelmsford on Tuesday and struck a car. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ NewsRadio 1030).

After examining the bridge, inspectors decided to remove additional flaking pieces from the overpass, according to a MassDOT spokesman.

The debris included green paint coating from a rusted beam, according to WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz.

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