Days Of Delays Expected After Contruction Equipment Damages Bridge

By Joel Hillan

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The right lane of eastbound Interstate 70 at 6th Avenue is closed because of bridge damage from an accident.

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A piece of construction equipment on the back of a semi-truck hit the bridge Sunday night.

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No one was hurt, but the accident took a chunk out of the bridge and concrete fell onto the road.

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The Colorado Department of Transportation says the right lane of eastbound I-70 at 6th Ave. will likely remain closed for a week so repairs can be made.

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They are telling drivers to expect big delays and choose alternate routes during the closure.

Joel Hillan is CBS4’s Traffic Specialist and is featured on the CBS4 Morning News. Follow Joel on Twitter @joelhillan.

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