03/21/2013 Update - All lanes of Brooks Bridge are now open
From the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office - "The Brooks Bridge linking Okaloosa Island and Fort Walton Beach is temporarily closed after being struck by a barge around 3:17 p.m. this afternoon.
Engineers from the Florida Department of Transportation are en route to inspect the damage. No injuries are reported, however a water main on the bridge has ruptured.
The appropriate agencies will have additional information reference the extent of the damage and related issues."
We will post updates as they become available.
Photos from bigrick of Pensacola Fishing Forum http://www.pensacolafishingforum.com/f21/crane-barge-just-hit-brooks-bridge-fort-walton-147175/