- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming transportation official says it will take a year to fully repair an Interstate 90 bridge over South Highway 59 in Gillette after a semitrailer struck it.

The Gillette News Record reports Thursday (https://bit.ly/1hEL5Ij ) that the cost of the damage to the bridge is estimated to be more than $1 million. Authorities say the damage happened Wednesday morning when a semitrailer carrying an oversize load exceeding the clearance limit for the underpass hit it.

No one was hurt.

Wyoming Department of Transportation supervisor Max Morbeto says traffic on eastbound I-90 on the bridge has been diverted to only the left passing lane and the speed limit has been reduced to 45 miles per hour. Morbeto says it will be a year before the bridge is repaired.


Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, https://www.gillettenewsrecord.com

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