Police have reopened northbound lanes on I-35 after clearing a garbage stuck from underneath the 12th St. bridge.
All northbound lanes of IH-35 near the site of the truck wedged under the 12th St bridge are back open. Bridge deemed safe. #ATXtraffic— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) December 22, 2015
*Update 5:00 p.m. 12/22/15*
APD is reporting closures along IH-35 while crews check for damage from garbage truck.
Alert: 11th & 12th St bridges, 8th St exit NB on IH-35 are closed while @TxDOT chks 4 damage from garbage truck wedged under 12th St bridge.— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) December 22, 2015
APD is reporting that a garbage truck is stuck underneath the 12th street overpass on IH-35.
It appears the arms that raise trash receptacles above the truck were not completely lowered and that they have struck the overpass.
Authorities are working to clear the scene.
Please avoid the area.
APD on scene of a garbage truck stuck under the 12th St. overpass on IH-35. Two northbound lanes blocked. Please avoid the area. #ATXtraffic— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) December 22, 2015