Caltrans to stop I-5 traffic for Antlers Bridge demolition


LAKEHEAD, Calif. - Caltrans will stop traffic Tuesday morning on Interstate 5 north of Redding to demolish the old Antlers Bridge in Lakehead.

According to officials, Interstate 5 will be closed for 20 minutes on January 10 at 9 a.m. for the demolition, which will go on regardless of the weather.

The Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol and the U.S. Forest Service will be restricting traffic on I-5, local forest service roads and on the waterway.

Built in 1941, the old green truss structure will be brought down in a matter of seconds.

KRCR will be live streaming the demolition on Facebook Tuesday morning at