3/21 8:30 AM update from Okaloosa County Emergency Management:
All lanes on the Brooks Bridge (U.S. 98) in Okaloosa County are open to traffic as of 6:30 a.m. this morning. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) bridge inspectors have determined the Brooks Bridge on U.S. 98 in Okaloosa County is structurally sound after a series of assessments were performed last night. FDOT inspected the structure after a barge collided with the bridge on Wednesday, March 20, causing damage to barrier wall and Okaloosa County water lines.
3/21 6:30 AM update from Okaloosa Sheriff's Dept.: Eastbound and westbound lanes now open on Brooks Bridge
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