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Chain Bridge reopens after icy conditions cause several accidents

WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. logo WUSA-TV Washington, D.C. 11/16/2018 Arielle Buchmann

WASHINGTON -- The Chain Bridge in the D.C. area has reopened after after icy conditions led to several accidents and caused it to close Friday morning.

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Police and salt trucks responded to the bridge. Authorities closed the bridge in both directions until the surface was deemed safe to travel on. The bridge reopened just before 9 a.m. after being shutdown for nearly two hours.

Other accidents due to slippery conditions were reported on the Prince William Pkwy between Balls Ford Rd & Wellington Rd.

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