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Semi Gets Stuck Under 8th Street Bridge

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Semi stuck under 8th St. bridge in downtown Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

Semi stuck under 8th St. bridge in downtown Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – A semi-truck became wedged under a bridge in downtown Des Moines Monday morning.

The truck was turning on to SW 8th from Cherry when the trailer of the truck became stuck on part of the bridge around 6:00 a.m. The road is an alleyway that runs alongside a parking garage and 8th Street, which is a raised road that eventually crosses MLK Jr. Parkway.

Des Moines police are on the scene monitoring the situation but there doesn’t seem to be any major traffic issues arising from the incident.

We’ll update you as more information becomes available.