Neuse River Bridge back open after crews clear accidents

POSTED: 11:58 AM Mar 04 2014   UPDATED: 12:53 PM Mar 04 2014
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NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY -

[UPDATED 12:38 P.M.] Emergency officials said all bridges in New Bern are back open after crews cleared several vehicle accidents amid icy conditions.

[UPDATED 12:11 P.M.] Emergency officials said only the northbound lanes of the Neuse River Bridge are closed as crews work to clear several wrecks.

Officials said the bridge is expected to reopen soon.

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The Neuse River Bridge in New Bern has been closed due to multiple accidents Tuesday morning, according to emergency officials.

Officials told NewsChannel 12 at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday that the bridge has been shut down so crews can clear several accidents.

The bridge will reopen when the wrecks get cleared up. NewsChannel 12 will post updates here.