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Vessel Hits Smithfield Bridge

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Officials closed down the Smithfield Bridge after it was hit by a vessel.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Friday morning.

The Coast Guard reports that the bridge was hit when a barge rubbed against the right descending tier of the bridge.

However, shortly after being hit, inspectors determined that the bridge was safe.

It has since been reopened.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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