A trucker misjudged the height of a Massachusetts bridge recently with damaging results.
Authorities in Amesbury, Massachusetts report a tractor-trailer loaded with used computer equipment struck a steel Bailey Bridge on Maine Street Thursday, July 30. The unidentified driver was not injured.
The truck’s cargo had to be removed before the truck and trailer could be extricated.
The bridge is clearly marked as having a clearance of 10 feet 3 inches, according to local police.
It’s going to take hours to unload the roughly 15,000 pounds of used computer parts before the truck can be pried our from under the Bailey Bridge, according to @Local1783 @jmcastelluccio pic.twitter.com/dB0BwguhVw— Dave Rogers (@drogers41008) July 30, 2020