NATCHEZ, Miss. -- Bridge inspectors found more than they were expecting on Sunday when they spotted a dog under the bridge.
In Natchez, Mississippi crew saw a dog perched on a ledge 120 feet over the Mississippi River.
A rescuer was able to climb the bridge to the perilous spot the dog sat and check her for injuries.
According to the local paper, The Natchez Democrat, it was a first for the crews who inspected the bridge that day.
Then he made a makeshift harness out of rope and lifted the dog to safety.
The dog was adopted soon after the rescue by a local resident.