Smithfield Street Bridge reopens hours after barge hits it

Smithfield Street Bridge closed after barge hits it

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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The bridge was shut down until PennDOT inspected it. As of 3 a.m., it was back open.