Indiana Toll Road Reopens After Crane Overturns

The 35-ton crane was moving steel rebar when it toppled

By Lacey McCraney
|  Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011  |  Updated 8:02 AM CDT
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Indiana Toll Road Reopens After Crane Overturns

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All lanes along the Indiana Toll Road near the Grant Street exit in Gary were closed overnight after a crane overturned.

The accident happened in a construction zone just before 7 p.m. Monday. Police reopened the road around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The 35-ton piece of equipment was moving a load of steel rebar from the construction area onto its side when the crane toppled, leaving it blocking the far left westbound lane.

The crane operator was not injured.

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