Two dogs were found inexplicably roaming the busy Tobin Bridge Thursday afternoon and rescued by a couple of motorists and Massachusetts State Police troopers.
The dogs were spotted on the bridge, New England's longest, by some motorists about 3:30 p.m., according to a Mass State Police tweet.
They stopped the dogs and kept them from being struck by vehicles, eventually allowing Trooper Ricky Chiampi and another trooper to safely get the pooches inside a police cruiser, police said
Chelsea Animal Control then took over and took the dogs to a local animal hospital, police said.
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It's unclear if the dogs were someone's pets or how they got onto the structure, which carries 46,000 vehicles every day, according to federal bridge safety data.