Truck hauling farm equipment hits overpass

Truck hauling farm equipment hits overpass
A KYTC bridge inspector determined that damage to the overpass was superficial. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - A truck hauling a large piece of farm equipment hit an interstate overpass on the North edge of Mayfield, Kentucky.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), the farm equipment being hauled on U.S. 45 hit the the I-69 overpass at the exit 25 interchange around 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18.

KYTC says the farm equipment was heavily damaged in the crash and the it became entangled in the overpass.

One lane of U.S. 45 was closed due to the crash. There was no impact on I-69 traffic.

A KYTC bridge inspector determined that damage to the overpass was superficial.

Some repairs will be required to the concrete surface of several beams on the bridge, the damage is not of a structural nature.

Repairs will be scheduled at a later date.

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