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Burlington Street Bridge Reopens After Truck Carrying Cream Tips

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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Burlington Street bridge over the Iowa River in Iowa City was closed for a few hours Monday morning as crews worked to upright a semi tanker that tipped.

Iowa City police Sgt. Vicki Lalla said the tanker carrying 48,000 pounds of cream tipped in the eastbound lane of the bridge. Lalla said she's not sure how the semi tipped over.

"I don't know what happened," she said.

The cream did not spill, but Lalla said the tanker has to be emptied so the truck can be set upright again.

"I don't think it dumped," Lalla said. "It'd look like a big, giant milkshake."

The Burlington Street bridge is a major thoroughfare, connecting the east and west sides of Iowa City and the University of Iowa campus. Traffic trying to cross the river from the west side was forced to take an alternate route, such as the Iowa Avenue or Benton Street bridges.

"Fortunately, there are alternative routes other people can take," Lalla said. "Certain, it's an inconvenience. It's not the only way to get across the river."

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