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Pillar of Benjamin Harrison Bridge catches fire

Pillar of Benjamin Harrison Bridge on fire, all lanes closed
Posted at 10:14 PM, Apr 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-21 04:50:06-04

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. -- A wooden pillar of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge was on fire Wednesday night, according to police.

All northbound and southbound lanes of Jordan Point Road (Route 156) and Roxbury Road (Route 106) were closed while crews responded to the fire. The Virginia Department of Transportation said all lanes reopened around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday.

There are no reported injuries at this time.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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