UPDATE: Popp’s Ferry Bridge back open

UPDATE: Popp’s Ferry Bridge back open
Popp's Ferry Bridge became stuck in the up position Wednesday just before 6 a.m. (Source: Bill Snyder)

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Popp’s Ferry Bridge in Biloxi is back open after being stuck in the up position Wednesday morning.

The bridge was repaired and re-opened for traffic at 7:45 a.m. It became stuck shortly before 6 a.m. after the northside span wouldn’t go down, said the bridge tender.

City officials say a water leak led to an electrical short in the device that lowers the drawbridge.

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