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Traffic at standstill as Tug and barge slam into Demerara Harbour Bridge


The current situation at the Demerara Harbour Bridge

Traffic over the Demerara Harbour Bridge came to a halt on Sunday after a Tug and Barge slammed into the floating structure.


MTV News Update understands that the Tug and Barge hit the retractor nine span, and officials are on the scene.


In a statement on Facebook, the Corporation said that Engineers are currently conducting maintenance work.


“Management would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause,” the statement concluded.


Only in March, a tug and barge crashed into the 44-year-old bridge, dislocating a pontoon anchoring chain.


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