Part of Three Mile Bridge is missing after Hurricane Sally

A major bridge structure in Florida is severely damaged amid the destruction caused by Hurricane Sally.

On Wednesday, officials confirmed that a portion of Three Mile Bridge in Pensacola, Florida, is missing after it was struck by a barge during the hurricane.

The Three Mile Bridge (also known as the Pensacola Bay Bridge) carries a portion of Highway 98 and connects Pensacola with Gulf Breeze.

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Three Mile Bridge is currently closed until further notice. Early reports indicate it could take three to six months for the bridge to reopen.

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management issued a safety alert warning drivers not to attempt to cross the bridge.

Hurricane Sally leaves section of Three Mile Bridge missing

WHOA! A piece of the Three Mile Bridge in Pensacola is missing Wednesday as Hurricane Sally makes its way through the Gulf, confirms Sen. Doug Broxson.https://bit.ly/3iBZfuj

Posted by WZTV FOX 17 News, Nashville on Wednesday, September 16, 2020