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Images of Toppled Crane on Penang Bridge yesterday

>> The Toppled Crane

>> The Toppled Crane

>> Toppled crane on bridge cause massive jam in butterworth penang bridge toll plaza.

>> Toppled crane on bridge cause massive jam in Butterworth penang bridge toll plaza.

>> Ferry became the only way for Butterworth citizen to Penang Island, It cause massive jam on Island where near to jetty area.

>> One lane forced to be closed. Another lane used in two ways on Penang Bridge yesterday.

>> Covering back the defender which destroyed by the toppled crane.

>> Massive jam at Butterworth jetty.

* Photos and info get from thestar.com.my and kwongwah.com.my

Penang Brige Traffic back to normal...

The traffic now in Penang Bridge has resumed back to normal d.

Toppled crane causes massive jam on Penang Bridge

GEORGE TOWN: A crane which toppled on the Penang Bridge early Thursday morning caused massive jams along the Jelutong Expressway and the Bayan Lepas coastal road heading towards the mainland.

A spokesman from Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd said the incident occurred at about 4am.

“The accident occurred at KM3.6 after the middle span. The boom of the crane fell into the sea and caused the crane to topple.

“The lanes heading towards the mainland are closed now and we’re currently using contra flow, which we’re using the lanes from the opposite direction.

“So now we have one lane heading towards the mainland and one lane heading to the island,” he said.

Normal traffic flow is expected to have resumed by 11.45am.

From thestar.com.my