Kevin G. Korte, 57 of Breeze, Illinois was issued a citation for an Over Height Vehicle/Load after hitting the I beams of the eastbound lane of the overpass on Route 45 and Interstate 64 just north of Mills Shoals. The incident happened on December 21, 2018 at approximately 9:30 a.m. A truck/tractor/flat bed trailer was hauling an excavator northbound on U.S. 45 when the excavator boom struck the underside of the Interstate 64 overpass in Wayne County. There was damage to the I-beams of the overpass. The height limit was 14 feet 4 inches before the accident. It is now posted at 14 feet.
Korte’ s court date is set for January 29. 2019 in Wayne County Court.