Great Bridge Bridge struck by lightning

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake warned motorists of probable delays at the Great Bridge Bridge after officials say it was struck by lightning Saturday evening.

The lightning strike caused electrical issues require the bridge to be opened manually. Until repairs are done, the bridge will open at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. for marine vessels. 

Officials said the opening could last up to one hour, depending on marine traffic.

Stay on WAVY.com for updates. 

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