Long Grove covered bridge hit more than 30 times since repairs

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Sunday, July 17, 2022
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The bridge has now been hit more than 30 times since it reopened in August 2020 after undergoing major repairs from a previous crash.

LONG GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- Once again, the iconic covered bridge in Long Grove has been hit by a truck.

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This time it was a U-Haul that was stuck and had to be pulled out by a tow.

The bridge has now been hit more than 30 times since it reopened in August 2020 after undergoing major repairs from a previous crash.

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The wooden canopy's height is just 8-and-a-half feet.

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