Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan stated at a information convention on Wednesday that an evaluation had been executed earlier that morning, although he did not point out the extent of the harm to the bridge, which connects Pensacola to town of Gulf Breeze.The town tweeted that the Three Mile Bridge was closed, together with a photograph of what seems to be a crane on prime of it.”Please be suggested Pensacola three mile bridge is closed,” the tweet reads. “Don’t enterprise out. STAY OFF THE STREETS to permit emergency personnel entry. Keep tuned for additional updates.”The most recent harm from the storm comes only a day after a barge struck the bridge, prompting authorities to shut it simply earlier than 9 a.m. on Tuesday.The Florida Division of Transportation (FDOT) was sending a workforce to evaluate the harm from that incident, CNN affiliate WEAR reported on Tuesday.FDOT introduced that the unique Pensacola Bay Bridge was structurally poor in 2010, and a $430.2 million undertaking was launched to interchange it. The eastbound construction of the bridge opened in September 2019. A path for pedestrians and bicyclists opened final month, and the development of the westbound construction connecting Gulf Breeze to Pensacola is anticipated to be accomplished by late 2021.Sally makes landfallHurricane Sally made landfall as a Class 2 storm close to Gulf Shores, Alabama, early Wednesday. Devastation from the storm in Florida has been unhealthy, Morgan stated, evaluating it to that of Hurricane Ivan in 2004.Floodwaters have turned streets into rivers in Pensacola photographs from The Related Press present. Items of hazardous particles “have change into too quite a few to listing,” police there warned.On Pensacola Seashore, sounds of transformers exploding and metallic scraping alongside the bottom — particles from torn roofs — may very well be heard early Wednesday.”It is going to take a substantial period of time to scrub this up,” Morgan stated.He anticipated that 1000’s of residents would must be evacuated as a consequence of flooding and coated roadways and urged residents to remain indoors. There are not any experiences of deaths or accidents right now, he stated.