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Stuck Semi Causes Issues in Brighton

Posted: Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 3:54 pm

UPDATE: The intersection was opened back up to motorists around 4:30pm

A stuck semi is causing  traffic problems in Brighton.

A semi took a sharp turn onto Highway 78 off of Highway 1 when it became stuck at around 1pm. The semi, which is hauling a large piece of machinery, is owned by a company out of Atalissa, Iowa. While crews attempt to get the semi out, traffic is being directed by Washington County Sheriff’s personnel. Motorists are advised to avoid the intersection, and take the detour through Coppock.