Bridge reopened on Alabama 117 in Jackson County following morning truck crash
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - Jackson County drivers faced backups Friday morning on Alabama State Route 117.
According to Alabama Law Enforcement Corporal Reginal King, a single-vehicle crash resulted in all lanes being blocked around 7:40 a.m. The crash happened near the Tennessee River Bridge on 117. King confirmed a commercial vehicle struck a structure on the bridge causing the backup.
Per Seth Burkett of the Alabama Department of Transportation, the commercial truck hit a concrete barrier put in place for construction work. No workers or equipment were directly impacted by the wreck.
The truck was towed from the bridge at 10:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Burkett confirmed only the construction barriers were damaged. The bridge did not sustain damage in the crash and has reopened to traffic.
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