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Semi hits North Lincoln Road viaduct

July 23, 2013
Daily Press

ESCANABA - North Lincoln Road was reopened to traffic this morning after a semi tractor trailer struck a viaduct.

Escanaba Public Safety officers responded to the accident at the 1700 block of North Lincoln Road at 6:45 a.m. today. The arm of a crane for loading cargo located on the truck's bed was not lowered far enough to clear the viaduct. According to Escanaba Public Safety officers damage was minimal to the viaduct, however the semi sustained serious damage.

Southbound traffic was temporarily detoured onto Danforth Road following the accident. The road was re-opened to traffic around 8 a.m. The accident remains under investigation.

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Jenny Lancour | Daily Press
The southbound lane of North Lincoln Road in Escanaba was temporarily closed early this morning as workers removed a semi, which had struck a viaduct with the arm of a loading crane. Southbound traffic was temporarily detoured onto Danfoth Road following the accident, however the road was re-opened to traffic around 8 a.m.

 
 

 

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