Point Lookout Bridge in Lido Beach was closed for nearly a half an hour in the open position Sunday afternoon, causing traffic to back up for miles as state police redirected traffic.

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Investigators from the state Department of Transportation went to the scene to look into the malfunction. A state police report said the incident occurred at 1:43 p.m. and that the bridge reopened shortly before 2:15 p.m. as DOT officials continued their investigation.

No further details were immediately available.