Repairs continue on Young Road bridge after Thursday wreck, fire

smoke on the Young Road bridge Thursday (photo by viewer Nellie Mosley)

NORTH LITTLE ROCK - Crews continue to analyze and repair damage associated with Thursday's tractor-traileraccident at the Young Road overpass on Interstate 40 in North Little Rock, accordingto Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

AHTD personnel are installing hydraulic jacks to stabilize the bridge forfuture traffic use on the overpass. However, it's still unclear when the overpasswill re-open for traffic.

Traffic is running normally along Interstate 40. However, a barrier wallhas been installed along the shoulder of the westbound lane in the vicinity ofthe bridge.

Motorists should exercise caution when approaching and traveling throughall highway work zones.