Highlights From Jason DeRusha's Reddit 'AMA' On Bridge CollapseOn Tuesday, Jason DeRusha hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, where users asked him anything about the collapse and its aftermath.
'It Won't Ever Leave Me': 10 Years Later, Paramedics Reflect On 35W Bridge CollapseTheir lifesaving skills were put to the test in a way they never could have imagined when the 35W Bridge collapsed. Paramedics are now taking us back to that day in 2007.
10 Years Ago: The 35W Bridge DisasterIt's been 10 years since the 35W bridge collapsed. To commemorate, the Minnesota Historical Society will have artifacts on display.
‘U’ Motorcycle Officer Injured In Minneapolis Chase A University of Minnesota motorcycle officer was injured in a high-speed chase Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to Minneapolis Police, the incident happened just after 11 a.m. in Seven Corners near the U of M's West Bank campus. The officer ran the plate of a black SUV with a trailer attached to it and found that it was stolen.
Good Question: How Is The 35W Bridge Lit?Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. "It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it," said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.
Part That Caused 35W Bridge Collapse Now In Minn. CollectionParts of a bridge that are already a painful part of Minnesota's history are now a part of the Minnesota Historical Society.
Survivors Emotionally Collect Pieces Of Collapsed 35W BridgeMinnesota transportation officials are distributing remnants of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed in 2007. MnDOT says the material is being distributed at its Oakdale facility from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Legislation passed this year specifies who's eligible for the steel and MnDOT says it's contacted most of those people and groups.
On 6th Anniversary Of Bridge Collapse, Survivors Still Come Together Six years ago, a bridge collapsed and our lives changed. The 35W bridge fell into the Mississippi River on this day in 2007. Thirteen people died, and another 145 were hurt when the eight-lane bridge collapsed during the evening rush hour.
Good Question: Who Will Get A Piece Of The 35W Bridge?Thursday will be six years since the 35W bridge collapsed killing 13 people and injuring 145. Now, that all the lawsuits have been settled, the state is finally ready to give away or salvage the 9 million pounds of steel left behind.
The State Of Minnesota Bridges, 5 Years After CollapseAfter the 35W Bridge collapsed, MnDOT increased bridge inspectors by 50 percent, introduced new inspection technology, required an independent review of new, complicated bridges and limited the weight on a bridge during construction. In 2008, the state legislature decided to spend $2.5 billion over 10 years on state bridges. Big projects include the Lafayette Bridge (Highway 52) in St. Paul, the Hastings Bridge and Highway 43 in Winona.
Bill Directs MnDOT On Disposal Of 35W Bridge PartsMinnesota transportation officials might have to follow specific instructions from state lawmakers when disposing of parts from the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge.
Body Recovered From Mississippi RiverA body has been recovered from the Mississippi River near the Ford Dam in St. Paul.