South Albert St. bridge struck by over-height trucks twice this month
Albert South bridge over Trans Canada Highway was hit by over-height vehicles twice this month. (Gareth Dillistone/CTV News)
The South Albert St. Bridge over the Trans-Canada Highway has been struck by over height vehicles twice this month, causing some damage.
The first crash happened over night between September 4 and 5, while the second happened overnight between September 6 and 7.
Neither driver stopped to report the collisions.
The Department of Highways inspected the bridges within hours of each collision.
Traffic restrictions are currently in place for northbound traffic on highway 6 entering the city, and northbound traffic is down to one lane over the bridge.
Albert South bridge over Trans Canada Hwy has been hit by overheight vehicles twice this month. Neither driver stopped or reported collision. Northbound traffic on Hwy 6 down to 1 lane. Damage $150,000, repairs the week of Sept 30. @yqrtraffic @ctvregina @SKGovHwyHotline #yqr pic.twitter.com/A1jOiJjWFi— Gareth Dillistone (@CTVGareth) September 16, 2019
Damage is estimated at $150,000, and repairs will begin the week of September 30.
RCMP are investigating and looking for the drivers involved.