Bridge

Maybe now the Gregson Street Bridge in Durham will stop making the news. The bridge, known locally as the “can opener” is going to be raised. The North Carolina Railroad Overpass at Gregson Street in Durham will be closed to traffic from Oct. 23 to Nov. 3 while it is raised, according to ABC11. The […]

Traffic in Atlanta is a nightmare. But things just got worse. Way worse. Interstate 85 has been shut down in both directions after a raging fire cause one of the interstate’s bridges to collapse yesterday. Thankfully, no one was injured when the bridge collapsed. Moments before, police had directed all traffic away from the bridge. […]

A Raleigh police officer, it appears, convinced a man not to jump off a bridge on the Beltline last night over Wade Avenue. After building a rapport with the man, the officer talked the man off the bridge where he and the officer shared a hug. The police officer was off duty and headed home when […]

According to ABC11.com, there are reports that one person is dead and four injured after a pedestrian bridge under construction on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus collapsed this morning. Emergency crews are on the scene in the 7000 block of Success Way.   This is a screen shot of the artist’s rendering of the bridge. Via […]

A street in downtown Durham is blocked after a truck got stuck under a downtown bridge this morning. The low clearance bridge on West Pettigrew Street claimed another victim around 6:30 a.m. after a truck going east on Chapel Hill Street wedged itself underneath. Westbound traffic can still go under the bridge, but eastbound traffic […]

A street in downtown Durham has been blocked for several hours after a truck got stuck under a bridge overnight. The low clearance bridge on Roxboro at Pettigrew streets claimed another victim around midnight Wednesday. The driver of the box truck apparently didn’t see the clearance warnings and ripped the truck’s roof off when it […]