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Cracked Steel on Bay Bridge Raises Doubts About Safety
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, bridge, transportation, travel, interesting )

Lone
- 1806 days ago - sacbee.com
A cracked steel beam that compromised the safety of the Bay Bridge was repaired in miraculous time, and the span reopened to commuters Tuesday morning. But the speedy fix didn't bring an end to questions about the crack itself: how it materialized
I-15 Reopens After Truck's Load Hits Overpass
Society & Culture  (tags: semi, bridge, highway, closed, transportation, overhight )

Lone
- 1817 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- Northbound Interstate 15 at 900 North has reopened after a large tank on the back of a semitrailer hit the
More Human Remains Found at Bridge Site
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, collapse, deaths, tragedy, humans, interesting )


- 2563 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Divers found more human remains in the Mississippi River on Sunday, 11 days after a highway bridge collapsed into the fast-flowing water, and a crane working at one end of the ruined span removed a school bus and other vehicles. Navy
Two Victims Found in Bridge Wreckage
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, victims, collapsed, deaths, tragedyhumans )


- 2567 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 9) - Searchers found two more bodies Thursday in the wreckage of the interstate bridge, bringing the death toll to seven with up to six people missing a week after the bridge crumpled into the Mississippi River, authorities said.
Copter Takes Pictures of Bridge Wreckage
Society & Culture  (tags: deaths, bridge, minnesota, collapse, photos )


- 2570 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A helicopter with a camera mounted in its nose on Monday made slow sweeps as low as 30 feet above the wreckage of a freeway bridge collapse to take pictures of the debris in precise detail as Navy divers were to resume searching for
Bridge Debris May Hold More Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, police, rescue, collapse, collapsed bridge )


- 2571 days ago - cnn.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (CNN) -- Investigators need to begin removing debris from the Mississippi River to further the investigation of the I-35W bridge collapse and the search for missing motorists, Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek said Monday.
Memorial Service Set for Bridge Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: memorial, bridge, victims, deaths, humans, tragedy )


- 2571 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds were expected at an interfaith service Sunday to remember the victims and pray for the missing in a devastating bridge collapse, while divers prepared again to look for bodies amid debris and sunken cars. Increasingly
Car Pulled From Water at Bridge Site
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, car, deaths, tragedy, collapse, victims, missing, humans, world )


- 2572 days ago - news.yahoo.com
MINNEAPOLIS - Search crews pulled a crushed car out of the murky water Saturday at the site of a deadly bridge collapse, and authorities said it was the only car they had found in which the passengers were unaccounted for. It wasn't immediately certain
Divers Face Dangerous Conditions as River Search Continues
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, collapse, people, deaths, Minnesota, Mississippi River, drivers, search, dangerous, risks, rescuers )


- 2572 days ago - cnn.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (CNN) -- The search for bodies in the Mississippi River was painstakingly slow as divers navigated debris and coped with low visibility after Wednesday's deadly bridge collapse, officials said. About 15 divers from local counties
Woman Missing in Bridge Collapse Found Alive and Well
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, collapse, deaths, alive, woman, tragic, humans, society, culture )


- 2573 days ago - cnn.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (CNN) -- One person missing in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, bridge collapse has been found alive and well at her workplace, the Hennepin County sheriff said Friday. However, Sheriff Rich Stanek would not say how many people are still
Divers Work in a Dark, Dangerous World
Society & Culture  (tags: divers, rescues, tragedy, bridge, collapse, people, humans )


- 2573 days ago - cnn.com
(CNN) -- Divers searching in the murky Mississippi River for victims of the bridge collapse work in a hazardous world where a mistake can cost them their lives. Underwater debris swirls the river's already powerful currents into whirlpools of fast-moving
Problems With Bridge Uncovered in 1990
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, collapse, Minnesota, tragedy, vehicles, death, humans, usa )


- 2574 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 2) -- Minnesota officials were warned as early as 1990 that the bridge that collapsed into the Mississippi River was "structurally deficient," yet they relied on patchwork repairs and stepped-up inspections that unraveled amid a thunde
On Bridge, Thin Line Between Life, Death
Society & Culture  (tags: bridge, collapse, tragedies, deaths, humans, usa )


- 2574 days ago - news.aol.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It was 5:40 p.m. when Melissa Hughes wrapped up work at the warehouse she manages. She piloted her red Ford Escort through the streets that lead to I-35W, eager to get home and see her 3-month-old daughter. About the same time, 10-year
   

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