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Police: 100th Street Bridge hit for 9th time this year

Posted at 5:17 PM, May 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-11 20:58:40-04

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Michigan State Police say there has been another collision with the 100th Street Bridge.

This is the ninth time the bridge over US-131 has been hit this year by trucks or high-profile vehicles.

The Michigan Department of Transportation says a truck that had metal crates stacked too high on it struck the bridge while traveling along southbound US-131.   The crates were seen scattered along the highway Friday afternoon.

Traffic was slowed along southbound US-131 but the highway has since reopened.  MDOT says there was no damage to the bridge.

The bridge was previously hit Wednesday, May 9 by a trailer hauling a manufactured home. It has been closed for construction as crews fix past collisions.