I-5 Bridge Collapse

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by SixPak, May 23, 2013.

  1. SixPak

    SixPak Junior Member

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  2. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    just saw it on TV. sounds like one one person was on it and all is ok. but will find out later for sure
     
  3. Sunnysideup

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    I was just talking to a friend about this on the phone. Im told there are 6 cars not 2 in the water. Nasty situation. Hopefully Lorne's info is more accurate.
     
  4. SixPak

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    Kinda reminds me of the bridge collapse that happened in Minneapolis couple yrs ago!
     
  5. oldhippie

    oldhippie Senior Member

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    Scary situation to be in. But, by the sounds of it, thankfully nobody was killed or seriously hurt.
     
  6. Sunnysideup

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    Very good news! For both lanes of an interstate to collaspe and no major injuries or deaths....incredible.
     
  7. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I lived in Minnesota at the time of the 35w bridge collapse, what a mess, I wanna say a dozen people killed and many more injured. I hope when it's all said and done no one dies in this recent mishap.
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    What a tragedy hope no deaths here, I wish our jobs program would get to work on our infrastructure so this never happens again
     
  9. Sunnysideup

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    This comes from an unoffical source but I was told the reason the bridge collasped was because a tall truck as it was about to finished crossing the bridge started hitting the overhead cross bracing one after another causing enough damage to cause it to fail.