Chili Avenue bridge over Erie Canal closed until further notice

Updated: 05/07/2014 9:25 AM
Created: 05/06/2014 9:48 PM WHEC.com

News10NBC has learned that the Chili Avenue Bridge over the Erie Canal in the City of Rochester is closed until further notice.

DOT officials say the closure is a precaution after crews discovered advanced steel deterioration Tuesday during an ongoing bridge painting project.

Officials say the closure was unplanned. A temporary detour will be posted directing eastbound drivers to Brooks Avenue and westbound motorists to Genesee Park Boulevard.

We will let you know when the bridge is scheduled to reopen.

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