Lind Ave overpass remains closed at I-405 in Renton after being struck by truck

Lanes remain closed on Lind Avenue and I-405 in Renton after a truck struck the freeway overpass.

Currently, the overpass is closed while crews investigate the damage. According to Washington State Patrol, a truck pulling a back hoe struck one of the support beams under the bridge, exposing steel bars and likely spilling concrete onto the road.

Southbound I-405 remains open, but the on-ramp from Rainer Ave S is closed, so contractors can inspect the underside of the bridge.

The city of Renton says one lane of traffic in each direction could open late next week or early the following week. 

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Washington State Department of Transportation urges drivers to take alternate routes. It is not known how long the roads will be closed, or how long repairs will take.