Unbelievable. Only days after being placed on the nation’s National Historic Register, the bridge was severely damaged by an over-size, over-weight truck. Hopefully, the damage was limited to the covering, which has been the case in previous run-ins with trucks that disregard all the signage.

Below is a clip from CBS Chicago’s evening newscast on Thursday, June 28:


Below is the article that appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, June 29. (click here or on the newspaper below for the full article):


Below is the article that appeared in the Daily Herald on Friday, June 29. (click here or on the newspaper below for the full article):


Below is a picture taken shortly after the incident which shows the size and type of truck: