I-35W Bridge Collapse
Friday marks seven years since the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145 others. It was the height of the evening rush hour on Aug. 1, 2007, when the 35W bridge in Minneapolis fell into the Mississippi River.
Minnesota 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.
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.
In a few weeks, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin parceling out tons of steel from the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge. They’re being guided by a new state law and paying special attention to the requests of survivors from the deadly collapse, which happened six years ago Thursday.
We’re following the latest developments Friday morning on a story that touches very close to home for Minnesotans. A portion of a bridge on a busy interstate in Washington state collapsed Thursday, sending two cars into the water below.
Five new powerful and profound museum events coming to Minnesota in early 2013 are alive with energy and broad appeal.
A lot has changed in Minnesota since the 35W bridge went down five years ago. State lawmakers ordered emergency inspections of every bridge in Minnesota immediately afterward, and they did find some problems.
Saiku Kanneh has quite a story to tell. It’s about what happened on the bridge, what happened when he went back, and it wouldn’t be possible without the story itself.
From sunrise to sunset Wednesday, U.S. and Minnesota flags will fly at half-staff at government buildings to mark the fifth anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse.
The Supreme Court will not block Minnesota’s lawsuit against a California design firm over the deadly 2007 interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people.
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.
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.
Just two days after its dedication, someone or some persons have defaced a memorial built to honor those affected by the 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis.
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.
It didn’t take long after the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River for the tragedy and the heroism to transform into calls for action.