Despite warnings and detour signs, many vehicles were seen driving down Point Road Friday morning to attempt to cross the now closed .
These vehicles turned around once they saw the orange barricades (pictured above) and the police detail. An electronic sign has also been set up just before the . The signs tells drivers to "Seek Alternative Routes."
The Department of Transportation (DOT) shut down just after 1 p.m. Thursday due to "significant deterioration" found in a recent study. The bridge is expected to be closed until late spring.