Notice of Lodge Creek Bridge on US Highway east of Chinook


December 27, 2023

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A recent inspection found advanced spalling, cracking, and deterioration at the concrete beam ends in Span 1. Due to the severe conditions of the beam ends, the bridge can no longer carry traffic safely and reliably on the exterior beams. For public safety, traffic is restricted down to a single 12-foot lane centered on the bridge. Once the 12-foot centered lane is in place, any currently permitted overweight vehicles will be allowed to cross if the vehicle fits within the 12-foot restriction. Moving forward, MDT have recommended no additional permitting of overweight, wide loads across th...

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