Scot is in Hamilton, experiencing system failure in Ontario:

Burlington Skyway crash: What you need to know


On Thursday, at 3:40 p.m. ET, a dump truck tried to travel over the bridge with its bucket raised. The bucket slammed into the bridge’s overhead steel trusses and girders, causing extensive damage.

What’s closed:

The Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) is closed between Eastport Drive and North Shore Boulevard. The lanes to Toronto are closed. The bridge now needs to be inspected by structural engineers, which is expected to happen Friday. The repairs, however, could take days.


In a road-based transportation system, every vehicle is a weak link.

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