Two more months of closures on I-10 bridge over San Jacinto River

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- We now have a new timeline for bridge repair on I-10 East over the San Jacinto River.

It could be another two months before the bridge completely reopens. Early in February, a barge smashed into the bridge, causing damage to the structure.

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ABC13 Eyewitness News spoke with TxDOT yesterday, and they said an $810,000 contract has been awarded for repair work.

The contractor has until mid-April to gather materials and begin.

Once they get going, it will likely be another four to six weeks before it's finished. Right now, two lanes remain closed.

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