Traffic Accident Damages Bridge – Drivers Asked to Use Caution
BROOKSVILLE – County Officials are asking drivers to use caution when crossing the Powell Road bridge over the Suncoast Parkway, after an overnight traffic accident caused substantial damage to the bridge.
According to reports, a truck collided with the bridge last night, while traveling in the southbound lanes. Until further notice, vehicles weighing more than 7,000 pounds are restricted from crossing the bridge and advised to seek alternate routes.
Officials say a standard SUV weighs less than 6,000 pounds and is okay to cross the bridge.
For more information on the current road restrictions, contact the Department of Public Works at 352-754-4060.
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