Just before 6 AM on Thursday morning, Ponoka RCMP sent a release saying that they are currently on scene of a large bridge beam that has fallen off a truck and is now blocking the Highway 2A South bound off ramp onto the QEII South of Morningside.
Traffic has been redirected Southbound on Highway 2A onto Highway 604.
"It's a really large beam, and there's major logistical issues trying to remove it. I actually heard that they're maybe even just planning on cutting it," said Cpl. Troy Savinkoff.
Traffic is expected to be disrupted for a few more hours at least while the scene is getting cleaned up.