As if the U.S. didn’t already have enough infrastructure issues.
“It’s something our engineers have never seen before,” a Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson said.
The incident took place around 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 16 in Soperton where it passes under SR-86.
No one was injured and it hasn’t yet been determined if the dumper full of tractor tires was in the wrong position due to driver error or a malfunction.
The major artery that connects Macon and Savannah will be closed in both directions until the bridge deck is demolished and lanes are cleared.
The GTOD told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it hopes to have at least one lane open in each direction by Sunday.