Tugboat Crashes Into State Road 528 Causeway, East and Westbound Lanes Closed

By  //  October 23, 2015

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Drivers use SR 520 Causeway as detour

The westbound lanes of the State Road 528 Causeway have been shut down after a tugboat crashed into the bridge.

The westbound lanes of the State Road 528 Causeway have been shut down after a tugboat crashed into the bridge.

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – State Road 528 Causeway have been shut down after a barge crashed into the bridge.

No injuries have been reported.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting the Cocoa Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation after the barge struck the 528 bridge in Merritt Island.

According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, both east and westbound lanes are currently closed and traffic will be impacted between U.S. 1 in Cocoa and State Road 3 in Merritt Island until further notice.

Drivers should use the State Road 520 Causeway as detour.

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Both east and westbound lanes are currently closed and traffic will be impacted between U.S. 1 in Cocoa and State Road 3 in Merritt Island until further notice. (Google image)

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