Wooden bridge over Black River burns; road closed | News
The bridge on 850 South (County Line Road) in Gibson County is closed after a fire broke out Thursday morning. This is the bridge that goes across the Black River in the southwestern part of the county.
CR 850S between 1350W and 1500W is closed to all traffic and the bridge will remain out of service for several months.
Owensville Fire Department says the fire started around 6:30 a.m. Thursday. The bridge and surrounding driftwood were on fire when crews arrived.
The value of the bridge is estimated at $300,000.
It is still under investigation. The state fire marshal has been called and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the sheriff's office.