I-155 Caruthersville bridge back open after barge hit

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - The Caruthersville bridge spanning the Mississippi River on I-155 is back open after a barge hit on Saturday afternoon.

The bridge opened to traffic shortly after 4:30 p.m., according to the Dyer County Sheriff's Office. 

It was expected to be shut down to traffic until at least 7 p.m. on Saturday,  according to the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office.  Inspectors were on the scene after the hit.

No word on any damage.

The bridge connects Pemiscot County, Missouri and Dyer County, Tennessee at Caruthersville.

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