The Mathews Bridge is still closed tonight.. The Florida Department of Transportation continues to assess the damage caused by a Navy ship last week. D-O-T estimates it could take WEEKS and MILLIONS of dollars to fix. A section of the bridge was sheared by the vessel. Channel 4's Tim Pulliam is live tonight on Atlantic Boulevard where drivers are still taking detours to get home. Tim... 3 3 3 This is the area where cars bottleneck -- because they are coming off the Hart bridge. This traffic is going to last for weeks -- until the Mathews bridge is fixed. 3 00-08128-132 This is what Traffic looks like when the Mathews Bridge is down.A channel 4 employee had a special camera mounted in her car showing what it was like coming from Atlantic Boulevard and San Pablo heading to the San Marco area.The heaviest traffic was between Arlington Road and University Boulevard. Normally, it takes about 30 minutes for the drive...Today close to 50 mimnutes.And don't expect things to change anytime soon.Repair to the Mathews Bridge could take weeks and cost millions according to the Florida Department of Transportation. As DOT wraps up its assessment of the damages the US Naval Ship Harry L. Martin caused, how this happened in the first place is what the Coast Guard continues to examine.Lauren Jorgensen/ Petty Officer First Class, Coast Guard 82946-55 That's part of our investigation. We currently have investigators out working right now to determine what the cause of this accident was. And what we can do to prevent similar accidents like this from happening in the future.83024-38 For incidents like this one, our investigators will interview the crew to determine who was involved in the incident--who was directly involved? There's drug and alcohol testing that's done which is standard procedure anytime there is an accident with a commercial vessel.Lauren Jorgenson with the coast guard says they will also check to see if the ship had a malfunction. It's an investigation that could take any where from 6 months to a year.Officers will be at intersections around Atlantic and Beach Boulevard during morning and evening rush hour to manage traffic flow.Melissa Bujeda/JSO 82100 It's bottlenecking. We know everybody is upset and we know people's patience get lost when they are driving. But we are asking people to please be patient. And we will get through this together. 3 JSO says they will also be asking businesses to allow their employees to alter their work schedules to cut down on traffic.Tonight at 6, we will play the 911 calls people made after the ship crashed into the Mathews bridge.TP Ch 4 tls When do we expect an update on the DOT's assessment of the bridge? We are told DOT will have an update tomorrow afternoon.We'll let you know what happens.