Tenn. Gov. Lee: Bridge fix will require ‘patience’

Photos show potential bridge damage back in 2016

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 18, 2021 7:33 PM CT | Published: May 18, 2021 1:45 PM CT

Officials from Tennessee and Arkansas said they are working “around the clock” to repair the Hernando DeSoto Bridge, but it could take “several months easily.” 


2021 bridge closing Hernando DeSoto Bridge Bill Lee Breaking news
Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.