The Cowan-Lorraine Bridge is stuck in the open position and crews are on their way to find out why, police said.
Lt. Phillip Kincaid confirmed that the bridge has been stuck since about 4:45 p.m. and traffic is stalled in both directions.
Motorists should avoid the area until the problem has been fixed, he said.
SunHerald.com updates this story as details become available.
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