Local 10: Boat caught under railroad bridge as it lowers over New River

Posted on July 10, 2018

By: Tim Swift, Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A boat became stuck under a railroad bridge Tuesday afternoon along the New River in Fort Lauderdale.

Freight trains and the new Brightline commuter service travel over the drawbridge near Andrews Avenue, but officials said rail traffic was not affected by the incident.

However, the disabled boat created a bottleneck on the New River as other vessels tried to pass…

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