Skip to main content
Australia Edition
Monday, 21 June 2021

Construction paused on 119th Street bridge at I-35 in Olathe after reports of falling debris

Credit: KMBC
Duration: 01:01s 0 shares 1 views
Construction paused on 119th Street bridge at I-35 in Olathe after reports of falling debris
Construction paused on 119th Street bridge at I-35 in Olathe after reports of falling debris

Bridge work was halted after four different cars were hit by pieces falling from underneath the span and onto traffic on I-35 below.

REPORTS.THE WORK IS NOW ON PAUSE.BRIDGEWORK IS HALTED AFTER FOURDIFFERENT CARS WERE HIT BYPIECES FALLING FROM UNDERNEATHAND ONTO TRAFFICN O I-35 BELOWTHAT’S TERRIFYING ABSOLUTELYTERRIFYING SCARY ANDIRRESPONSIBLE.MAYBE I WANT TO AVOID GOING TTHAWAY THE CITY SAYS PIECES OF THEBRIDGE WE’RE HITTING.SHIELDS AND DAMAGING TIRES THELARGEST CHUNK THAT FELL WASAL HFAN INCH NOW PROBABLY I WILL STAYAWAY FROM IT FOREVER BECAUSE IGOT A NEW ROUTE.COOL NOW INSTALL ADDITIONALPROTECTIONS UNDER THE BRIDGE TOPREVENT ANY FUTURE ACCIDENTS.ERE'T’S NO ESTIMATE ON THE ADDEDCOSTS OR HOW LONG IT COULD DELAYTHE PROJECT.UNFORTUNATELY THAT JUST PART OFCONSTRUCTI.ONHOPEFULLY THE CITY CAN GET ITTOGETHER SOON AND LEAST DO IT INA SAFE MANNER AND NOBODY ELSEGETS HURT OR NOARS C GET DAMAGEDPEOPLE WANT THE IMPROVEMENTS ATAK TIMES TRAFFIC WOULD BACK UPONTOHE T INTERSTATE AND THEBRIDGE HAD 11 TIMES MOREACCIDENTS THAN THE NATIONALAVERAGE.IT WAS NEEDED TRAFFIC.THERE WAS DANGEROUS AS FAR ASREX CARS.SO SOMETHING NEEDED TO BE D

Explore