Eggners Ferry Bridge Open after being hit by tow boat pushing empty barges
UPDATE (5:27 p.m.): Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Distrcit 1 officials announced on their Facebook page that the U.S. 68 Eggners Ferry Bridge is OPEN to traffic. This after a tow boat pushing several empty barges hit one of the bridge's piers Friday. An inspector says there is a scraped spot on the pier near the waterline, but no structural damage.
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ill. - A tow boat pushing several empty barges hit an Eggners Ferry Bridge pier Friday. Officials closed the bridge to traffic so inspectors can look the structure over.