Popp’s Ferry Bridge

Popp’s Ferry Bridge re-opens after barge collision

Popp's Ferry Bridge Barge Crash

[Source: City of Biloxi]

The Popp’s Ferry Bridge, a north-south connector used by nearly 20,000 motorists a day, was closed for nearly four hours today after a tugboat pushing three barges struck the bridge just before 1 this afternoon.

The two-lane bridge re-opened to vehicular traffic at 4:45 p.m. today but remains closed to marine traffic. And the bridge will close to motorists again Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 a.m. for further inspection.

Continue reading on biloxi.ms.us.

Go to Top