MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Many Minnesotans are taking a moment Saturday to remember the lives lost in the Interstate 35W bridge tragedy.

Saturday marks eight years since the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis.

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Thirteen people were killed and 145 others hurt when the bridge fell into the Mississippi River August 1, 2007.

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The National Transportation Safety Board cited a design flaw as the likely main cause of the collapse.

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Construction began immediately on a new bridge which opened on September 18, 2008.