Outside lanes of Crane Ave. bridge reopened following bridge strike

Outside lanes of Crane Ave. bridge reopened following bridge strike
Crane Avenue overpass (Source: KWES)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Part of the Crane Avenue overpass is back open after the underside of the bridge was hit by an oversized 18-wheeler load.

Traffic was backed up and lanes were closed for hours on Wednesday after a big rig carrying a back hoe that was 3 1/2 feet too high ran into the west side of the overpass.

On Thursday, the Department of Transportation said the outside lanes of the overpass are open but the inside lanes are closed.

TxDOT is urging drivers to never move traffic cones.

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