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Bridge 8 in Vincennes under emergency closure 

Bridge No. 8 is located on Washington Avenue over Kelso Creek.

Bridge No. 8 is located on Washington Avenue over Kelso Creek.

The Knox County Commissioners met in an emergency meeting Friday afternoon to shut down Bridge No. 8 on Washington Avenue.

Commissioners President Larry Holscher said the bridge is in bad shape, and as a matter of public safety will be shutting down the bridge immediately.

Highway Superintendent Ron Cardinal informed the commissioners he would be contacting the police department to shut down the bridge.

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