Cornwall Covered Bridge

Troop B responded to an accident at the Cornwall Covered Bridge.

WEST CORNWALL, Ct. (WFSB) - The Cornwall Covered Bridge is closed after it was damaged on July 20 by a truck pulling an excavator. 

The excavator boom hit the top of the bridge and severely damaged it. The damage was non-structural. 

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT) inspected the bridge, making sure it was safe.

CT DOT is now working to remove the damage wood, an should be open in a few hours.

The Connecticut State Police, Troop B reminded drivers to watch for vehicle height signs especially before bridges.

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