‘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.
Honoring 9/11: I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Red, White And BlueThe Interstate 35-W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will be lit red, white and blue on Sept. 11 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Friday.
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