Drawbridge malfunction temporarily closed Loop Parkway

The Loop Parkway was closed temporarily due to an equipment malfunction with a drawbridge, according to the Town of Hempstead.

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2021, 5:24 PM

Updated 1,027 days ago

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Drawbridge malfunction temporarily closed Loop Parkway
The Loop Parkway was closed temporarily due to an equipment malfunction with a drawbridge, according to the Town of Hempstead.
The town said in a tweet that New York state engineers “are working on a fix and will continue to share updates" involving the Long Creek Bridge. It had originally stated that a fix was hours away. 
However, the Town of Hempstead tweeted that the drawbridge was reopened.
The exact nature of the malfunction was not immediately known.
Photo courtesy of Dylan Cuttler


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