PITTSBURGH - The Smithfield Street Bridge in downtown Pittsburgh reopened early Monday morning, hours after it closed because a barge hit it, a spokesperson for Pittsburgh Public Safety confirmed to Channel 11.
There were no injuries or obvious damage, according to a tweet from Allegheny County.
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Pittsburgh: Barge struck the Smithfield Street bridge. No injuries or obvious damage. Bridge will remain shut down until PennDot responds to inspect the bridge.— Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) December 2, 2019
The bridge was shut down until PennDOT inspected it. As of 3 a.m., it was back open.
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