Alfred A. Cunningham Drawbridge reopens after maintenance issue


Alfred Cunningham Drawbridge NBPD

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) The Alfred A. Cunningham Drawbridge in downtown New Bern has reopened after a maintenance issue, officials said.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation was notified about the situation by New Bern officials Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Crews are working to manually open the locks on the bridge and expect to have it back open by 3 p.m.

Officials do not know how the locks became stuck.

Around 3 p.m., the New Bern Police Department informed the bridge reopened.

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