Thursday, July 16, 2009

I-75 at 9 Mile Road

Associated Press: Flames shot hundreds of feet into the air after a gasoline tanker exploded Wednesday night underneath a highway overpass near Detroit, collapsing part of the overpass onto the interstate below. (July 15)

What's left of the 9 Mile Road overpass is being demolished as I type this, and I-75 will be closed to traffic for at least a week. Luckily, nobody was seriously injured.


Update: Wow! Kudos to the amazing team of workers who tore down the remains of the bridge and repaved the damaged road surface in an incredibly short timeframe so I-75 could be up and running much sooner than expected. Nice going!