SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento’s Tower Bridge is broken and there’s no estimated time for it to be fixed.
Caltrans says the electrical supply to the bridge’s main motor went out late friday night, which means the drawbridge is stuck in the down position.READ MORE: Man Arrested In South Sacramento After ShotSpotter Activation
Cars are still able to cross the span, but sailboats, riverboats and other tall ships are currently unable to pass underneath.READ MORE: Verizon Delays 5G Rollout Again Amid Safety Concerns At Airports
Caltrans says the motor and broken electrical equipment dates back to the 1930s when the bridge first opened. It was due to be replaced next summer.MORE NEWS: Woman Charged In 'Largest EDD Fraud Scheme' In Sacramento County
Caltrans says the malfunction is not related to last week’s downtown power outage.