JEFFERSON, La. (WWL-TV) — The Huey P. Long bridge is closed in both directions after a vessel struck the bridge, according to Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou.
The announcement was made just after 1:30 p.m.
According to The New Orleans Advocate, a Jefferson Parish spokesperson clarified to say that an antenna of a vessel hit the underside of the bridge.
The Coast Guard is on the scene and investigating.
This is a developing story.