Semi hits North Lincoln Road viaduct

ESCANABA – North Lincoln Road was reopened to traffic this morning after a semi tractor trailer struck a viaduct.

Escanaba Public Safety officers responded to the accident at the 1700 block of North Lincoln Road at 6:45 a.m. today. The arm of a crane for loading cargo located on the truck’s bed was not lowered far enough to clear the viaduct. According to Escanaba Public Safety officers damage was minimal to the viaduct, however the semi sustained serious damage.

Southbound traffic was temporarily detoured onto Danforth Road following the accident. The road was re-opened to traffic around 8 a.m. The accident remains under investigation.