The inside northbound lane of Airline Drive under I-20 was temporarily closed today due to
a incident in which a boom on a trackhoe that was being hauled on a tractor
trailer struck the bottom of the eastbound span of the I-20 bridge.
The incident caused hydraulic fluid from the trackhoe to spill onto the road. Officials with the
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development conducted an their investigation and assessed possible damages to the bridge.
The Airline Drive turn lanes to both east and westbound I-20 also were temporarily closed
due to this in incident.
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