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I-16 highway in US state of Georgia blocked after truck hits overpass, SHIFTS bridge by 6 feet (PHOTOS)


July 15, 2021

Two major highways in Georgia have been blocked after a dump truck struck an overpass and shifted it by six feet. Authorities plan to demolish the damaged bridge, and it may take up to 10 days to fully reopen the I-16 interstate.

Tractor-trailers were backed up for miles on Thursday, after a dump truck smashed into the State Highway 86 bridge over I-16, moving it by some 6 feet (1.8 meters), according to the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT). The incident took place about halfway between Savannah and Macon.

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