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The Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River at Memphis has been evaluated as safe for river traffic, so the river itself has been re-opened to all those barges waiting.
The Mississippi River reopened to vessel traffic near Memphis on Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said, ending a shutdown of a part of the waterway that disrupted shipments of oil and corn and caused a backlog of more than 1,000 barges.from Agriculture.com:
The TDOT conducted three separate analyses of the bridge with nothing on it.The bridge itself remains closed, with road traffic being detoured three miles sounth to the old Highway 55 bridge.
“They (TDOT) determined that the bridge was stable enough for vessels to transit underneath the bridge,” [U.S. Coast Guard Sector Commander] Captain Rhodes says.
The closure of a Mississippi River bridge on the Tennessee-Arkansas state line sent the grain markets nosediving Thursday.
On Tuesday, a bridge inspector discovered a “significant fracture” that has indefinitely closed the Hernando de Soto Bridge that carries Interstate 40 across the Mississippi River between Memphis, Tennessee, and West Memphis, Arkansas.