Washington Bridge Collapse Sparks the Infrastructure Talk

By Abby Ohlheiser

May 24, 2013

Late Thursday, a bridge over the Skagit River north of Seattle collapsed, taking at least two cars (and the people inside them) with it. While the cause of the collapse isn't yet known, three people were rescued from the site of the collapse as the sun set in the area. There were no reported fatalities.

As of early Friday morning, officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation were investigating the possibility that an oversized load may have struck the bridge's span, catalyzing the collapse. 

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By Abby Ohlheiser

May 24, 2013

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