Barge hits Eads Bridge, prompting MetroLink delays

Published: May. 24, 2023 at 12:09 PM CDT|Updated: May. 24, 2023 at 2:37 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - MetroLink trains are not operating between several stations Wednesday after a barge hit the Eads Bridge.

According to Metro, shuttles are transporting passengers between the Civic Center and 5th and Missouri stations as of 12 p.m. Wednesday. Passengers in the area may experience delays of up to 60 minutes.

MetroLink reports it may be several hours before the service is restored over the bridge. They said there are several teams inspecting the bridge to ensure it is safe.