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Bridges close, then re-open after barge strike

UPDATE at 9:45 p.m. — North Little Rock Police Facebook posts reported that the I-30 bridge is re-opened and all the bridges would be re-opening shortly.

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The Interstate 30, Broadway and Main Street bridges are closed after loose barges struck the bridges, according to a post Friday on the North Little Rock Police Department’s Facebook page.

The message was posted shortly after 9 p.m. Friday. The bridges will remain closed until inspected.

More information was not immediately available.

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