Comments for: Truck payload snags support beam on Union Street bridge overpass

Posted Sept. 20, 2012, at 7:12 p.m.

BANGOR | A truck’s forklift and steel beam frame payload heading I-95-southbound failed to completely clear the Union Street bridge overpass around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The impact of the truck, driven by Ronald Bealieu of Owen J. Folsom, Inc., caused possible damage to a beam and PVC sheathing around utility lines running under the …

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  • Kevin_Of_Bangor

    I was wondering what had happened. I was about to get on 95 southbound from Ohio street when I noticed traffic was backed up. Thankfully you can jump right back off and exit on Union which I did and then jumped on 95 from Hammond. 

  • Anonymous

    That’s what happens when you let those huge trucks on the interstate!

    • That is where the Huge Trucks are supposed to be. Rather them drive through your neighborhood?

  • Anonymous

    they dont normally measure damage with a tape measure…more than likely they were double checking the 13-6 clearance the bridge is supposed to have.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, the 13-6 was before 2 repaving jobs…:) Whoops, did I do that????

  • Anonymous

    This overpass has been a problem for many years it needs to be fixed.

  • Anonymous

    Not broken PVC pipe! That stuff is irreplaceable!

  • Anonymous

    That sure must have surprised the driver.

  • Anonymous

    Whoops, did I do that???????
    Steamah through….

  • Anonymous

    The guy in uniform he is going to have a massive heart attack on the spot forget about the bridge! Geez hate to see that sooo preventable. I wonder if he ahd to pay double for his health insurance if that would change his ways????

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