SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Tower Bridge was closed to all traffic Tuesday morning due to a malfunction that hasd it stuck and not able to fully come down.
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Caltrans says a secondary motor gave out on the bridge. With the primary motor already out for maintenance, that left the bridge stuck with its deck not fully closed.
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The bridge was reopened a little after 10:30 a.m.