Collision with pedestrian bridge shuts Soquel Drive – The Pajaronian

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The pedestrian bridge at Cabrillo College was damaged when this excavator struck it.

Westbound Soquel Drive at Cabrillo College is closed indefinitely after a trailer hauling an excavator struck a pedestrian bridge.

The collision occurred at about 12:30pm at Cabrillo College Drive. California Highway Patrol is advising motorists to avoid the area, and to use Perimeter Rd. and northbound Highway 1 as a detour.

No injuries were reported.

More than a dozen workers were working on repairing the bridge late Monday afternoon.

Tarmo Hannula/The Pajaronian – Workers prepare to make repairs on the pedestrian bridge.

The pedestrian bridge will remain closed while officials assess its structural integrity, Cabrillo spokeswoman Kristin Fabos said.

Classes resume on Jan. 29.

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2024-01-09 00:33:00 , The Pajaronian | Watsonville, CA

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