>A steel container broke loose, entered the Ho Ho Kus Brook, and struck the
Ridgewood Avenue bridge at approximately 11:00 PM. Initial reports are that
the bridge sustained structural damage. The bridge has been closed as a
precautionary measure. Traffic is being diverted to Spring Avenue.
Investigators are still trying to determine where the steel container came
from. Reports are that it may have held athletic equipment on the high
school field, or have been a refuse dumpster located on high school
At this time it is unknown how long the roadway will be closed.
The bridge was deemed safe for passage and opened at 11:35 PM.