UPDATE – ODOT now says that U.S. 30 westbound in that area will be closed starting 12/23 and lasting for several days to prepare for removal of the damaged beam and bridge deck.
An overpass over U.S. 30 in Allen County is closed indefinitely after being struck by a boom truck.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says Slabtown Road, over U.S. 30, north of Lima, is closed due to the bridge strike.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Jason Randol, 34, of Green Springs, Ohio, was westbound on U.S. 30 around 4:15 Tuesday afternoon and didn’t have the boom of his truck lowered all the way and he struck the overpass.
The impact caused structural damage to the overpass, and Slabtown Road will be closed indefinitely.
U.S. 30 remains open.