Brooklyn Bridge closed as officials investigate an abandoned car

By: Gilannie Pangburn

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The Brooklyn Bridge has been closed since Monday afternoon as bomb squad and other investigators investigate an abandoned vehicle on the bridge.

Traffic was stopped in both directions; NYPD says the car is about midway along the Manhattan- bound side of the span. Traffic was backed up on nearby roadways near the bridge.

No further information is provided at the moment but ABC 6 News we will keep you posted.

Information provided by: AP

Photo Courtesy: Rebecca Jarvis – ABC News (Photo taken from the Manhattan side of the bridge)