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High Rise Bridge malfunction causes major backups in Chesapeake

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Posted at 8:33 PM, Dec 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-15 20:33:23-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A malfunction at the High Rise Bridge that closed east and west lanes caused major backups.

The malfunction came after a scheduled bridge lift Friday evening.

After the bridge closed, there became a malfunction with the bridge’s grate locking mechanism, which opens the bridge.

The malfunction was fixed later that night.