ALLEN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A freeway sign and pole connected to US 75 near Stacy Street on Friday afternoon, Feb.
It happened right after 3pm
CBS 11’s Taryn Jones tweeted the video from the ground:
– Taryn Jones (@TarynJonesCBS) February 18, 2022
All but one lane on the north side was blocked until just before 4:30pm.
A TxDOT maintenance crew was out of the way.
As a result, the traffic was backed up.
There were no accidents and no injuries, according to the Allen Police Department.
Allen and TxDOT police said it was not clear how this happened.
Just before 6 p.m., a TxDOT spokesperson told CBS 11, “We have removed the sign and our experts will thoroughly inspect all structural components to determine the primary cause. corpse. This process may take some time. Safety is our number one priority, and as a precaution, we will also be checking other similar structures in the area for any potential problems.”