Over-Wide Vehicle Forces OK Allen Closure

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-36004″ alt=”BridgeClosed” src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/BridgeClosed.jpg” width=”500″ height=”293″ />The OK Allen Bridge over the Red River is shut down during noontime traffic today for about 30 minutes.  Police on both sides of the river had to detour the normally heavy traffic.

Investigators say an over-wide vehicle was damage as it forced its way over the bridge.  There was no damage to the bridge itself.

It was reopened as soon as inspectors made sure the bridge wasn’t damaged.

KLAX ABC 31 News 3/31/14