FREDERICK, MD – The historic covered bridge on Utica Road over Fishing Creek was struck and damaged by a box truck this afternoon. As a result, the road will be closed at the bridge until repairs can be made.
A detour will be in place. Drivers should follow Hessong Bridge Road to Lewistown Road to Old Frederick Road.
Department staff has notified emergency personnel.
For additional information, contact Superintendent Mike Ramsburg, Office of Highway Operations at 301-600-2268.