Deck failure on bridge over Lake Hartwell prompts I-85 lane clos - FOX Carolina 21

Deck failure on bridge over Lake Hartwell prompts I-85 lane closure

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A lane on Interstate 85 southbound over Lake Hartwell is closed due to a bridge deck failure.

Officials said the failure occurred near mile marker 14 at Three and Twenty Creek. Due to the incident, the inside lane of I-85 south is closed.

Crews are expected to begin work to repair the issue on Wednesday, weather permitting.

On Tuesday afternoon, the SC DOT said they are unable to give a time frame for how long the closure will be effect until exploratory demolition work is done.

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