The construction crane hit the Marine Parkway Bridge around 9 a.m.
CBS2 has been told the crane broke free from a barge that was in the area for repair work.
A crane broke free from a barge causing damage under the Marine Parkway bridge. #NYPD #ESU & #TBTA secured the roadway while #Harbor launches offered support for the working tugs & barge.
Expect residual traffic delays @NYPD63Pct @NYPD100Pct pic.twitter.com/zZnD3Y8O9A
— NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) October 30, 2020
NYPD’s harbor crew jumped into action, supporting the tugs and barge in the area.
No injuries were reported.
The cause is under investigation.
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