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Waste management truck hits Sorrels overpass near Columbia; westbound I-70 is down to one lane

Boone County firefighters tell 939 the Eagle that westbound I-70 at the Sorrels overpass just west of Columbia is down to one lane, after a waste management truck struck the overpass this afternoon.

Boone County Fire Protection District assistant chief Gale Blomenkamp tells the Eagle that the Sorrels overpass is closed until further notice. MoDOT crews will need to do a complete structural evaluation.

Chief Blomenkamp says there is significant damage to the bridge. Give yourself extra time if you’re in that area.

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