Crane on barge strikes scaffolding on Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK - (AP) - A crane being towed on a barge struck scaffolding attached to the underside of the Brooklyn Bridge tonight. FDNY officials say there are no reports of injuries in the accident. Authorities say there doesn't appear to be any structural damage to the bridge, which crosses the East River and connects Manhattan and Brooklyn. About 20 feet of scaffolding on the underside of the bridge was damaged. The scaffolding was being used by workers to repaint the bridge, designated by the National Park Service as a National Historic Landmark. The accident caused heavy traffic delays on the bridge and its approaches.Watch News 12 Traffic & Weather LIVE

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