Repairs to I-90 Bridge over Highway 59 to begin next week

(Gillette, Wyo.) The I-90 bridge over South Douglas Highway sustained major damage after being struck by an oversize load last September. It was hit from underneath as the truck was headed northbound under the bridge. Simons Contractors of Gillette will begin repair work on the damage next Tuesday, May 31st. Construction is scheduled to last through the month of July. Traffic will be narrowed to a single lane during this time. Motorists are encouraged to slow down and stay #headsup in the area. They Wyoming Department of Transportation advises that drivers watch for traffic control and flagging operations. Traffic on I-90 eastbound will be diverted to the left passing lane only. The new reduced speed through the project area is 45 mph. #county17 #news