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Oversized truck suspected of damaging Highway 115 bridge

The bridge at Highway 115 and Highway 50.  The debris can be seen in the roadway.  CDOT crews...
The bridge at Highway 115 and Highway 50. The debris can be seen in the roadway. CDOT crews had to inspect the bridge to ensure it was safe for vehicle travel, as well as clean up the mess left by whatever hit the bridge.(Colorado State Patrol)
Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 6:21 PM MST
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CANON CITY, Colo. (KKTV) - A major thoroughfare in Fremont County is back open after a bridge sustained damage Saturday evening.

Colorado State Patrol tweeted just before 6 p.m. Saturday that the Highway 115 bridge was closed at Highway 50 after something hit the bridge and knocked off chunks of concrete the size of baseballs. A Colorado Department of Transportation crew was sent to the site to inspect the damage

A state trooper said a dump truck with the dump bed partially up may have been the culprit.

The roadway reopened shortly before 10:30 p.m.

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