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I-94 at Gratiot reopens after pedestrian bridge collapses

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — Both eastbound and westbound Interstate 94 wereclosed for much of Friday between I-75 and Gratiot as crews handle a pedestrian bridge that collapse onto the freeway.

Workers clean debris from a collapsed pedestrian bridge on westbound Interstate 94 near Van Dyke Avenue Friday, March 27, 2020 in Detroit.

The Townsend Pedestrian Bridge crashed into the roadway because of a truck hitting the bridge during the 5 a.m. hour, Diane Cross, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Transportation, said. 

This photo provided by Michigan Department of Transportation shows the Townsend Pedestrian Bridge that collapsed onto westbound Interstate 94 early Friday, March 27, 2020 in Detroit.

First Lt. Mike Shaw of the Michigan State Police said no injuries resulted. 

Workers removed the fallen bridge from the expressway and both sides were reopened by about 4 p.m.