Barge Hits Texas Bay Bridge

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readMay 16, 2024

The incident caused an oil spill.

Photo by Shaah Shahidh on Unsplash.

Pelican Island bridge reopens for evacuation-only after barge slams into span, causing oil spill,” reported Mycah Hatfield, Daniela Hurtado, and Chaz Miller for ABC13 Eyewitness News on May 15, 2024.

“A barge hit the Pelican Island Causeway Wednesday morning, damaging a portion of the bridge and causing an oil spill in the bay, according to the Galveston…