Final slab of Hernando DeSoto Bridge in place, but no reopening date set

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 29, 2021 4:08 AM CT | Published: June 28, 2021 11:58 AM CT

Sorry, but it’s too soon to discuss reopening the I-40 bridge, a TDOT official says. Meanwhile, the delays in crossing I-55 cost the trucking industry about $900,000 a day, down from $2.4 million at the worst of the slowdown.


I-40 Hernando DeSoto Bridge I-55 American Transportation Research Institute Arkansas Trucking Association Commercial Carrier Journal TDOT ARDOT Brandon Akins

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