Government Bridge reopens after train derailment

The Government Bridge and the Rock Island Arsenal's Davenport gate are closed after a train derailed on the bridge Wednesday afternoon. (KWQC)
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE 7/11: Officials tell TV6 the Government Bridge has reopened and that all gates have been opened as well. Officials say the locomotive has been removed.

ORIGINAL: The Government Bridge and the Rock Island Arsenal's Davenport gate are closed after a train derailed on the bridge Wednesday afternoon.

The Canadian Pacific train partially derailed near Lock and Dam 15 at the Rock Island Arsenal. Arsenal officials say the lock is also closed to barge traffic since the swing span can't be moved.

According to the Arsenal, railroad officials told them they will have to bring a crane from one of two remote locations to put the train back on the tracks. Railroad officials said the recovery could take up to eight hours.

The rail cars attached to the train were separated and moved to Rock Island. The accident did not cause any leaks of cargo or hazardous materials.