Bridge fire shuts down Highway 127 at Catawba, Alexander County line

Bridge fire shuts down Highway 127 at Catawba, Alexander County line

CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The bridge on Highway 127 at the Catawba County/Alexander County line was shut down for some time Wednesday morning.

The highway was closed in both directions due to a fire on the bridge, the Hickory Fire Department tweeted. Traffic was diverted at Rink Dam.

The incident happened around 8 a.m. Officials with Catawba County Emergency Services tweeted just before 9 a.m. that the bridge had reopened.

There's no word on what caused the fire.

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