Police: New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge re-opened after temporarily closure

This is a photo of the New Bedford/Fairhaven Bridge after it was temporarily closed on Jan. 8, 2023. (WLNE)

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge has been re-opened after being closed for several hours Sunday.

The bridge was stuck and unable to close, according to MassDOT’s Assistant Secretary of Marketing and Communications¬†Jacquelyn Goddard.

New Bedford Police announced the bridge’s closure around 1 p.m. It was officially re-opened around 4 p.m.

For several hours, cars were not drive over the bridge and boats were not pass under the bridge.

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