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Road closes after part of wooden bridge collapses onto tracks in Danville

Water Street, Eagle Springs Road closed after incident

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DANVILLE, Va. – A road has been closed after part of a wooden bridge collapsed onto railroad tracks below, officials said.

A citizen notified the Danville 911 Center around 11:53 a.m. Saturday that part of the wooden bridge going over the Norfolk Southern Railways railroad tracks at Water Street and Eagle Springs Road had collapsed onto the tracks.

Officials said Southern was notified, and Water Street and Eagle Springs Road were closed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Danville Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, or via the crime tips line on a computer at crimetips@danvilleva.gov. Officials said information given will remain confidential and citizens who contact Crime Stoppers by telephone may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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