The Highway 90 bridge was struck by a large trash delivery truck last week, sending huge chunks of concrete onto the highway and smashing into an oncoming car.
Austin Co- TxDOT bridge engineers have decided to remove the US 90 bridge in Sealy, demolition begins Tues. morning pic.twitter.com/7djkCJomcl— TxDOT - Yoakum (@TxDOTYoakum) July 11, 2016
Now what is left of the bridge is being removed.
The accident killed 12 year old Brein Bullock who was in her mother's car passing under the bridge on Highway 36 at the same time the truck with its boom up collided with the bridge.
Austin Co- SH 36 in Sealy will be closed starting Tuesday morning to remove the US 90 bridge after signification damage from a truck hit— TxDOT - Yoakum (@TxDOTYoakum) July 11, 2016
Now the bridge is coming down.
TxDOT says Highway 36 will be closed starting today to remove the highway 90 bridge damaged in the collision last Thursday.
Officials tell Eyewitness News it will take about three days to remove the bridge. They expect Highway 36 to reopen sometime Thursday if there are no significant delays.
The demolition begins at 8 this morning.
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