Turner Diagonal to WB K-32 ramp closed due to accident cleanup - KCTV5

Turner Diagonal to WB K-32 ramp closed due to accident cleanup

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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -

The Westbound Turner Diagonal to westbound Kansas 32 ramp was closed Saturday morning due to an accident cleanup.

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, a broken bridge girder attached between a semi cab and trailer snapped and is laying on the ramp.

The heavy, oversized load, is making the cleanup difficult and  KDOT doesn't expect the ramp to reopen for several hours.

Officials say the  girder will have to be cut apart in four sections and removed. It will take several weeks to make the repairs.

This is the third semi transport of a bridge girder this morning. Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes.

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