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Wash. bridge over I-90 struck by oversize load three time in lower than a 12 months

I-90 overpass struck once more. Picture: WSDOT East picture of Could 2019 bridge strike.

On July 2 the Danekas Bridge over Interstate 90 in Washington was, as soon as once more, struck by an oversize load on the westbound facet, KXLY.com studies.

The bridge has been struck two different occasions within the lower than a 12 months — as soon as only a month and a half in the past on Could 21, and as soon as in early September 2018.

In Could, an oversize load hit the identical space of the bridge, inflicting the closure of the northbound lanes on the bridge and westbound lanes on I-90 whereas crews eliminated free particles, bent rebar again into place, and secured strands on the girder.

In September 2018, extra intensive repairs had been required, together with reinstalling railing, demolishing and changing broken sections of the bridge, and repaving the bridge deck.

Present damages are believed to be considerably minor. Washington State Division of Transportation (WSDOT) crews had been despatched to examine the bridge to find out what repairs will probably be wanted.