Southbound I-75 reopens after truck hauling backhoe strikes overpass

Southbound I-75 has been shut down at the West Coldwater Road overpass. (Photo Credit: Zakk Lucynski)

MOUNT MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- ***UPDATE***

MDOT spokeswoman Jocelyn Hall says she received information from police stating the driver of the truck was improperly licensed and did not have a CDL.

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According to MDOT, I-75 is open now.

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Police say that a truck hauling a backhoe hit the Coldwater Road overpass.

The piece of heavy machinery is what hit the bridge.

No one was injured.

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Southbound I-75 has been shut down at the West Coldwater Road overpass.

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A semi hit the bridge in that area.

Michigan Department of Transportation crews have been called to the area to assess damage.

Traffic is currently backed up to the I-475 on-ramp.


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