Barge hits Mississippi River Bridge on Interstate 155

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A barge hit the Mississippi River Bridge on Interstate 155 in Pemiscot County early Thursday morning.

According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office, the barge hit the bridge around 5:42 a.m.

An inspection showed no damage to the bridge.

There are no injuries being reported.

Both lanes of the bridge were closed Thursday morning, but are now back open to traffic.

There is no word at this time as to why the barge hit the bridge.

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