Placentia lift bridge reopened to traffic

The Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia was closed to drivers Sunday evening into Monday morning.

Bridge was closed Sunday evening into Monday morning

The Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia was closed to traffic Sunday evening into Monday morning. (Terry Roberts/CBC)

The Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia has reopened after being closed to traffic Sunday evening into Monday morning. 

According to a public advisory from the Department of Transportation and Works, which was posted on the town's Facebook page, there was a mechanical issue and technicians were on site to assess the situation to determine necessary repairs.

The lift bridge had been stuck in the lifted position since Sunday.