METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - The Causeway Bridge across Lake Pontchartrain has reopened, according to bridge officials.
Caravans are moving motorists across the bridge.
The bridge was closed around 4:45 a.m. because of the weather. Around 6 a.m., at least two barges broke loose near the bridge. Officials are concerned about the barges drifting into the Causeway.
All barges have been secured, according to bridge officials.
Traffic was backed up on both sides of the lake near the bridge entrances.
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