UPDATED @ 3P -The barge with the crane on it has been corralled on the Mohawk River and officials are attempting to make it a more permanent mooring. The Twin Bridges have reopened.

A 40 ft runaway barge with a 30 foot crane on top is heading toward the Twin Bridges, prompting authorities to close the bridges. WNYT 13 is reporting that the barge came from the Forts Ferry Area. The Route 9 Halfmoon Bridge is also closed as a precaution.