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Bridge over I-20 in Newton County closed

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NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. -  Transportation officials have closed a bridge over Interstate 20 in Newton County following an accident over the weekend.

A spokesperson for the Georgia Department of Transportation reports that the Old Oxford Road Bridge was closed on Monday due a beam beneath being struck by a truck over the weekend.

State and county transportation officials are working together to assess the extent of the damage and make repairs.

Officials say the bridge will be closed indefinitely until those repairs are made.

A detour route will be posted by county officials.
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