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.

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