Truck Impact Bends I-25 Overpass Girder About 4 Feet, Causes Delays

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Two lanes of southbound Interstate 25 remained blocked at 88th Avenue on Tuesday evening after a truck hit the overpass and caused serious damage.

The southbound backup extended all the way past E-470.

Stacey Stegman with the Colorado Department of Transportation said the impact caused a girder on the bridge to bend about four feet. CDOT sent engineers to inspect the bridge.

There was no indication of when the lanes will be reopened.

bent girder from city of thornton2 Truck Impact Bends I 25 Overpass Girder About 4 Feet, Causes Delays

An image of the girder (credit: City of Thornton)

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