Barges collide with Old U.S. 80 bridge on Mississippi River

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, several barges collided with the Old U.S. 80 bridge in Vicksburg.

The U.S. Coast Guard and several recovery vessels are attempting to secure the barges on the Mississippi River.

Troopers said I-20 is still passable at this time.

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