The six-month-old Rio-to-Antirio bridge…

The six-month-old Rio-to-Antirio bridge, which provides a crucial road link between the northwestern Peloponnese and central Greece, reopened to traffic yesterday, five days after suffering what appears to have been minor damage following a storm. One of the bridge’s suspension cables caught fire and snapped, possibly after being hit by lightning, but nobody was hurt. Two of the 2.25-kilometer bridge’s four lanes are currently fully open.

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