Oversized load hits bridge near Bowie; highway reopened

US 287 Southbound detoured until further notice

MONTAGUE COUNTY, Texas (TNN) - Fruitland Bridge in Montague County was hit on Tuesday afternoon by an oversized load semi-truck heading Southbound on 287.

Officials with Montague County Sheriff’s Office have now cleared out the scene.

DPS officials tell us that two cars that were travelling behind the oversized load sustained damage from this incident.

They were having travelers heading Southbound along US 287 exit to the service road to detour around the scene.

As of 11 p.m. on Monday, the highway was reopened.

No was involved was transported by AMR.

Stick with News Channel 6 for more on this incident.

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