6 Hour Crane Rollover Recovery for 26 Ton Crane Truck and 40 Foot Pup Trailer
Gerlock Towing sprang into action to tackle a challenging crane rollover recovery on I-84 Mile Marker 36. The incident involved a 26-ton crane truck and a 40-foot pup trailer that veered out of control due to a blown steer tire. The resulting collision with the center median sparked a dangerous fire and brought both east and westbound traffic on the highway to a standstill.
Deploying their impressive fleet of towing equipment, including the powerful NRC 65-Ton Sliding Rotator, NRC 50-Ton Sliding Rotator, and NRC CS25 25-Ton Slider Heavy Wrecker, Gerlock Towing assembled a skilled team to tackle the intricate recovery operation. Partnering with Purdys Towing and their reliable 53-foot Trail-Ez buss trailer, the teams combined their expertise and resources to execute the recovery seamlessly.
This intricate heavy recovery operation spanned a grueling six hours, as the teams diligently worked to navigate the challenging terrain and complex recovery process. Collaborating closely with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Oregon State Police, Gerlock Towing demonstrated their commitment to a coordinated and efficient crane rollover recovery response. The joint efforts of these agencies played a crucial role in managing traffic and maintaining safety at the scene.
As the roads reopened and normalcy was restored, Gerlock Towing stood proud, knowing that their expertise and unwavering commitment to safety and efficiency had once again made a significant impact!
Details of 6 Hour Crane Rollover Recovery for 26 Ton Crane Truck and 40 Foot Pup Trailer
Gerlock Towing effectively executed a crane rollover recovery operation at I-84 on Hwy 97. The crane rollover recovery incident involved a 26-ton crane truck pulling a 40-foot pup trailer, which lost control due to a blown steer tire. The resulting collision with the center median resulted in the closure of both east and westbound lanes on the highway, requiring immediate crane rollover recovery.
The crane rollover recovery was carried out using Gerlock Towing’s specialized fleet, including the NRC 65-Ton Sliding Rotator, NRC 50-Ton Sliding Rotator, and NRC CS25 25-Ton Slider Heavy Wrecker. The crane rollover recovery team, accompanied by a single tower, collaborated with Purdys Towing, who provided their 53-foot Trail-Ez buss trailer for the crane rollover recovery operation.
The crane rollover recovery process involved securing the crane truck’s boom to ensure stability. Utilizing the dual rotators, the vehicle was cautiously rolled back onto its wheels. Subsequently, it was lifted and swung onto Purdys’ trail-ez buss trailer, facilitating its safe relocation.
The crane rollover recovery was completed within six hours. The crane truck sustained no additional damage during the recovery. The vehicle required towing for repairs.
The crane rollover recovery was supported by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Oregon State Police, who contributed to the overall coordination and management of the scene. The restoration of traffic flow marked the successful conclusion of Gerlock Towing’s involvement in this notable crane rollover recovery operation.