I-16

Part of a Georgia interstate shut down after a dump truck hit a bridge

Part of a Georgia interstate shut down after a dump truck hit a bridge

It will take at least several days to reopen a stretch of Interstate 16 between Macon and Savannah after a bridge over the highway was hit by a dump truck early Thursday. The incident occurred on Georgia Highway 86 in Treutlen County, forcing heavily traveled I-16 to be closed in both directions between exits 71 and 78. “We are very grateful that there were no injuries or fatalities as a result of this incident,” Georgia Commissioner of Transportation Russell McMurry said Thursday during a news conference with Gov. Brian Kemp at the state Capitol. “I would like to extend a…
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