MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Transportation announced the closure of the Brickle Avenue bridge on Thursday afternoon due to a malfunction.
The FDOT said the bridge would be closed until further notice because of mechanical and electrical problems with the span locks.READ MORE: Coral Springs Police: 3 Separate Crime Scenes Tied To One Suspect
The closure was causing headaches for rush-hour commuters.READ MORE: Brightline Celebrates 3 Years Of Service As It Nears Orlando Extension Completion
Crews were working on the bridge which was in the up position.MORE NEWS: Ronald Acuña's 1st Game In Miami Since Knee Injury, Leads Braves Past Marlins 5-3
Motorists are urged to avoid the area.