Glitch in the System 

Traffic came to a standstill when the lights at a railroad crossing went off. The only problem was, there wasn’t a train in the area.

The malfunction shut down traffic on N. Main and Center St., and prevented people from traveling across the Penobscot bridge.

The Brewer emergency dispatcher says she received a lot of calls from people wondering what was going on.

Police had to wait for a railroad official to travel down from Lincoln to correct the problem.