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In Minn., A Serious Push To Tackle Problem Bridges

Two bridges that, for now, span the Mississippi River side by side are more than just old and new crossings of the heavily traveled Highway 61 in Hastings. They are symbols of an aggressive push in Minnesota to deal with deteriorating bridges after an eye-opening tragedy.

09/15/2013

Navy Divers Investigate Site Of Bridge Collapse

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.

08/01/2013

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5th Birthday Of Boy Born Minutes After Bridge Collapse

The failure of the bridge led to the images of destruction that are still hard to comprehend. Thirteen people died and 150 more were hurt in the tragedy, including an 8-months-pregnant woman, Tina Hickman.

08/01/2012

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New Exhibit Remembers Survivors Of 35W Bridge Collapse

The new photo exhibit at the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis is marking the fifth anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse.

08/01/2012

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5 Years Later: 35W Bridge Collapse Survivor Pens Novel

This Wednesday will mark five years since the 35W Bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River during the evening rush hour.

07/29/2012

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Arts Take Lead For Bridge Collapse Anniversary

The Minnesota arts community is mounting several works to mark the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis bridge collapse.

07/16/2012

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Firms Sued In Minn. Bridge Failure Bid On New Span

An engineering company indelibly linked to a fatal 2007 bridge collapse in Minnesota is seeking to design a major bridge crossing on the state’s border with Wisconsin.

05/02/2012

Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

State’s Claim Over Bridge Collapse Can Proceed

The Minnesota Supreme Court says the state may seek compensation from a California design firm that tried to block lawsuits over the Minneapolis bridge collapse.

11/30/2011

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Repairs Made To Vandalized 35W Bridge Memorial

Repairs to the vandalized bridge collapse memorial in Minneapolis were made on Monday.

09/12/2011

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Honoring 9/11: I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Red, White And Blue

The 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.

09/09/2011

Aerial View Of Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

Minnesota Makes Progress On Deficient Bridges

A Minnesota transportation official says half of the bridges rated deficient following the collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge will be repaired or replaced by the end of this construction season.

08/02/2011

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Bridge Washes Out, Train Derails In Fridley

Authorities are on the scene of a bridge that washed out in Fridley due to area flooding and likely caused a train derailment early Saturday morning.

07/16/2011

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Memorial To 35W Bridge Victims Starts Taking Shape

The memorial to victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse is starting to take shape at a Minneapolis park along the Mississippi River.

05/12/2011

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Part Of US 169 Bridge Collapses In Iowa

Part of a bridge in Fort Dodge collapsed as it was being demolished Monday, sending two workers who had been standing atop the structure tumbling to the ground but leaving them with only minor injuries, officials said.

04/25/2011

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