(13WHAM) Palmyra, N.Y. - The Port Gibson Road bridge is now  closed to traffic.

The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the bridge over the Erie Canal in the town of Palmyra will be closed for three days.

NYSDOT crews will be making steel repairs to the bridge. This news follows a recent bridge inspection that revealed an immediate need for repairs.

The bridge will open Monday, August 12 at 5 p.m.

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