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Watch: Crews lift overturned tractor-trailer off Mass. Turnpike ramp

An overturned tractor-trailer at a ramp of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Weston is causing a slow-down for early morning commuters.
Weston fire department
An overturned tractor-trailer at a ramp of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Weston is causing a slow-down for early morning commuters.

An overturned tractor-trailer at a ramp of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Weston briefly caused a slow-down for some early-morning commuters on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Two ramps had been closed: the Interstate 95 northbound ramp to Interstate 90 eastbound, and the I-90 eastbound ramp to I-95 northbound, said Jacquelyn Goddard, a spokeswoman for the department. Both reopened by about 6:30 a.m.

The truck, which was on its side at the ramp on I-90 eastbound, was turned right side up by about 6 a.m., the Weston fire department tweeted.

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Crews were on scene to remove the truck, which was towed off the road and onto a grass shoulder, Goddard said.

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Goddard said traffic congestion was expected to ease in the area.

Felicia Gans can be reached at felicia.gans@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @FeliciaGans.