Government Bridge Closes To Vehicular Traffic For Repairs

Sep 5, 2017

Update at 8:31 a.m.: The Government Bridge has reopened to vehicular traffic.

Original Story

The Government Bridge is closed to vehicles.

A malfunction with a hydraulic cylinder is preventing the bridge from swinging closed to allow vehicular traffic. 

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Credit Michelle O'Neill / WVIK

According to a press release from the Arsenal, crews are working to make repairs to the bridge, but experts at the scene do not have an estimated time for completion.

The bridge will remain closed  to vehicles, bikes and pedestrians until repairs are complete.