One lane has been closed on U.S. Highway 101 on the New Youngs Bay Bridge.

A large disabled vehicle is blocking a lane and it may take an hour to move.

Flaggers are controlling two-way traffic, which is backing up in both directions.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area or use an alternative route.

Nicole Bales is a reporter for The Astorian, covering police, courts and county government. Contact her at 971-704-1724 or nbales@dailyastorian.com.

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