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Highway 55, Hiawatha, light rail

Firm Investigating Sabo Bridge Failure Releases Full Report

An engineering firm investigating what caused a structural failure to the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue has released its full report of findings. The 140-page report goes over, in great detail, the findings of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

06/29/2012

Highway 55, Hiawatha, light rail

Early Report On Pedestrian Bridge Failure Released

The City of Minneapolis has released a report of preliminary findings in the structural failure of the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue.

06/08/2012

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Highway 55/ Hiawatha Now Open

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) says that Highway 55/ Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis is set to reopen early Monday morning.

02/26/2012

Highway 55, Hiawatha, light rail

Crews Trying To Figure Out Why Bridge Broke

Minneapolis city crews have been working around the clock trying to figure out what caused cables to snap on the Sabo Pedestrian Bridge.

02/25/2012

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New Lowry Bridge Still On Track To Reopen In Summer

The project to rebuild the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis is one step closer to being done.

02/15/2012

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Survey: Overwhelming Support For New Stillwater Bridge

The proposal to build a four lane bridge south of Stillwater to replace the historic lift bridge has prompted a lot of debate. However, the first survey to see how residents on both sides of the St. Croix feel about the project shows extraordinary support.

01/30/2012

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Brothers Survive After Jumping Off Bridge Into Icy River

Two teenage brothers from Rochester survived a harrowing fall off a bridge in southeastern Minnesota.

12/17/2011

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Crash Closes Bridge In Hastings

A rollover crash has closed traffic in both directions along the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Minn. Friday morning.

12/09/2011

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Protesters Take Jobs Message To Mpls. Bridge

Protesters hung a huge banner from the 10th Avenue SE Bridge on the West River Parkway. It reads “Fix this! Put America back to work.”

09/22/2011

Stillwater Lift Bridge

MnDOT Ready To Roll On New St. Croix River Bridge

If Congress approves this fall, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says it’s ready to begin work immediately on a new St. Croix River bridge south of Stillwater.

08/14/2011

Bridge Survivor Recalls Collapse, Remembers The Dead

Four years ago on Aug. 1, 2007, Julie Graves was on a school bus with 52 children, who were returning from a field trip, when the I-35W bridge gave out from under them.

08/01/2011

(credit: City of Minneapolis)

Minneapolis Dedicating Memorial To Bridge Victims

Minneapolis marks the fourth anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse by dedicating a memorial honoring the lives lost and the survivors.

07/31/2011

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered On Bridge Anniversary

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags lowered Monday on the fourth anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis.

07/31/2011

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Man Survives Fall Of 55 Feet From St. Paul Bridge

A man has survived a fall of about 55 feet from a bridge in downtown St. Paul.

07/29/2011

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Runaway Barge Hits Into Miss. River Bridge

Authorities say a Mississippi River bridge struck by a runaway barge is structurally sound.

07/22/2011

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