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Cold Temps Cause Icy Bridges, Multiple Accidents

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Early-morning backup at the Malkus Bridge where U.S. Route 50 crosses the Choptank River near Cambridge. (Photo: WBOC) Early-morning backup at the Malkus Bridge where U.S. Route 50 crosses the Choptank River near Cambridge. (Photo: WBOC)

VIENNA, Md. (AP/WBOC) - Officials briefly closed an icy Vienna Bridge along U.S. Route 50 after multiple crashes.

Maryland State Police said there were six crashes Friday morning on the bridge across the Nanticoke River between Dorchester and Wicomico counties near Vienna. No details were yet available about any injuries in the crashes.

State Highway Administration spokesman Dave Buck said the SHA also saw icy conditions early Friday on the Malkus Bridge, where U.S. Route 50 crosses the Choptank River near Cambridge, and salted the roadways there.
   
Buck said there was not any precipitation so officials suspect a flash freeze on the bridge. He said trucks have salted the bridge and it has reopened in both directions.

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