CROWN POINT/ADDISON - New York and Vermont engineers have closed the Lake Champlain Bridge connecting Addison, Vt., and Crown Point, N.Y.
Early unconfirmed reports indicated that a serious metal fracture was observed on the bridge and that it represents a serious hazard to vehicles crossing the span. Officials did not comment on the fracture story.
The bridge closed Friday, Oct. 16, at 1:30 p.m. It will remain closed indefinitely, according to officials.