I-40 Bridge Repairs Set For This Weekend In Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If you plan to hit the road this weekend near downtown, interstate construction could slow you down. 

The work will begin Friday at 8 p.m. and will end Monday at 6 a.m. Tennessee Department of Transportation crews were forced to make repairs after a large truck damaged the bridge back in April

TDOT said crews will close the I-65 ramp to I-40 West and all northbound traffic will be diverted. The I-40 East ramp over I-65 North at the same location will be reduced to one lane.  

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The initial crash closed a portion of Interstate 40 and I-65 for nearly 20 hours. A semi carrying a construction tanker didn't clear the bridge and became wedged between the overpass and roadway.

TDOT’s chief engineer estimated it will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to fix. 

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