NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Harbor Police shut down the Florida Avenue bridge to traffic due to electrical problems Saturday afternoon. Officials say the bridge began to malfunction around 4:25 p.m. The bridge is currently in the down position, however officials have still closed it in both directions for safety. Crews are on the scene working to fix the problem. Harbor Police expect the bridge to reopen Saturday night. No estimate was given on the time it would reopen.

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