The Navidad River bridge and FM 530 is closed until further notice due to a fire

EDNA, Texas—The traffic going through FM 530 at the Navidad River bridge has officially been suspended until further notice.

On June 27th during the night or early morning hours, someone stacked some tires under the FM 530 river bridge and set fire to them. The extensive heat of the fire has caused structural damage to the bridge.

Investigative officials with TxDOT and other Officials will be on hand early next week to do the extensive inspection that will be required before traffic resumes. Citizens are advised to take alternative routes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and speak to Sgt. James Baker as soon as possible. 361-782-3541.


(This information was received from the Jackson County Sheriffs Office Facebook page)