September 1, 2020

Wind turbine versus street light

Photo by Deb Gau | Marshall Independent | Sep 1, 2020 |

Photo by Deb Gau

The tip of a wind turbine blade being transported through Marshall knocked over a streetlight in front of the Varsity Pub on Monday afternoon. The damage happened as a trio of semi trucks hauling turbine blades tried to make a right turn from East College Drive onto Main Street. The trailers carrying the turbine blades were so long that each truck had to drive past the College Drive/Main Street intersection and corner back onto Main Street to make the turn. State troopers helped direct traffic as the trucks navigated the intersection.

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