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Huey P. Long bridge in New Orleans reopens after collision with vessel antenna

2 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, February 27 2019 Feb 27, 2019 February 27, 2019 5:00 PM February 27, 2019 in News
Source: New Orleans Advocate
Photo: Google Earth

JEFFERSON PARISH- Officials closed down all lanes of the Huey P. Long Bridge Wednesday after the structure was hit by a vessel antenna Wednesday afternoon.

A report from the New Orleans Advocate says the antenna from a passing boat struck the bridge, and the damage appears to be cosmetic.

DOTD shut the roadway down for much of the afternoon as crews assessed the damage. It was reopened after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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