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Portion of I-10 was closed in Jefferson County after piece of heavy equipment hits bridge

Posted at 5:58 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 21:45:21-04

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Fla. — A portion of I-10 eastbound in Jefferson County was closed due to possible bridge damage.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, I-10 eastbound from Exit 225 (Highway 19) was closed due to possible bridge damage.

JCSO stated the damage was caused when a piece of heavy equipment being transported on a flat bed trailer hit the underside of the bridge. There were no injuries.

The Florida Department of Transportation inspected the bridge and I-10 is back open, while the northbound lane of Highway 19 remains closed for a few more hours.

JCSO says traffic lanes are currently being diverted on Highway 19 at I-10 so please use caution in the area.