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Eastbound I-244 Remains Closed Downtown One Day After Bridge Was Hit

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The truck's hydraulically-lifted ramp was up, when it was going under the bridge. The truck's hydraulically-lifted ramp was up, when it was going under the bridge.
ODOT said the road would probably not be open by the end of the day. ODOT said the road would probably not be open by the end of the day.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

The eastbound lanes of I-244 on the southwest corner of the Inner Dispersal Loop around downtown are still closed this evening while highway workers figure out a way to fix the bridge over third street.

A container truck hit the bridge about lunchtime on Monday, raising a section of the bridge up several inches.

ODOT hasn't said yet when the road might reopen. They indicated that it probably wouldn't reopen by the end of the day.

10/15/2012 Related Story: Traffic Detoured After Container Truck Damages Downtown Tulsa Bridge

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