NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) Bridge-tunnel on East Coast closed. Barge damages bridge.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Norfolk, Virginia) Barge hits bridge 2 mile offshore, comes to rest at west end. Tug Caroline abandoned in rough seas; barge broke loose, hit bridge. [Film shown.] Damaged in 1970 also. Closing of bridge hurts econ. of section, MD, Virginia. Bridge may be closed equally long now. Barge hopefully can be floated out, if tide high, wind right.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy
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