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Oversize Load Reported to Have Striked I-5 Overpass North of Ferndale

An oversize semi-truck load reportedly hit the Grandview or Custer School Road overpass. It was reported by a witness a chunk or chunks of concrete fell onto the roadway but were not in the travel lane.

WSDOT inspection crews are being requested.

This story will be updated as more information is available.


 

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UPDATE 4:04PM
Washington State Patrol and Department of Transportation continue to investigate. No obvious sign of impact or debris have been found. The truck was escorted off of I-5 in Blaine. There have been no indications of a need to stop traffic around either overpass.

oversize load suspected of striking overpass
Oversize load suspected of striking an overpass north of Ferndale. Photo: Discover Ferndale

UPDATE 5:00PM
Nothing more has been reported regarding this for the last hour. Likely there will be nothing more outside of the official investigation.

UPDATE 5:55pm
According to Trooper Mark Francis of the WSP, they found “no damage. They don’t believe it struck it [the overpass] but are going to take some follow up measurements to verify.”

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