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Wilkes Bridge back in operation (Updated 7:30 a.m.)

Wilkes Bridge on Cowan-Lorraine Road is back in operation after being stuck in the upright position for about an hour, Gulfport Police officials said.

It was the second time in five days the bridge was stuck in the open position, causing delays and snarling traffic in the area.

The bridge was stuck open for more than three hours last Thursday afternoon. updates this story as information is available.