Officers from Howell Police and investigators from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office responded Tuesday to the area Ramtown-Greenville Road after skeletal remains were located in a wooded area by surveyors performing bridge work.
Police say this section of the roadway - which was already closed as a result of the bridge collapse - will remain closed as a result of the active investigation.
According to officials, An autopsy and an examination of the remains will be performed today.
The spokesman added that the gender of decomposed remains is unknown at this time.
Photos: Howell Twp. Police