Flood debris in roadway closes TJ Meenach Bridge

Flood debris in roadway closes TJ Meenach Bridge
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The TJ Meenach Bridge closed Thursday due to debris in the roadway. 

The TJ Meenach Bridge closed Thursday night due to debris in the roadway.

The City of Spokane said crews were headed to the scene to pick up the debris, which flushed into the roadway following the rain and thunderstorms in the area.

TJ Meenach Dr is CLOSED at NW Blvd. above where this huge chunk of the hillside gave way. You can still see the debris on the road. pic.twitter.com/o8sMCwobhJ

— KXLY 4 News (@kxly4news) May 17, 2019

TJ Meenach is closed south of Northwest Boulevard as crews work to clean up debris that washed down the hill. Motorists should use other routes. #SpokaneStreets

— City of Spokane (@SpokaneCity) May 17, 2019

City crews are hoping to reopen the bridge in time for Friday morning commutes. More equipment and crews are on the way, but there is no garaunteed time yet for when the bridge will reopen.

We will continue to post updates here.

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