Three separate inquiries underway into cause of 35W bridge collapse

Oct 15, 2007
Topics: Business
Sea Stachura

Three separate investigative teams are looking into the causes of the collapse of the I-35W bridge. Federal investigators aren't saying much about any of the analysis. A National Transportation and Safety Board spokesman says the board is still in the fact finding stage of its work. Minnesota Public Radio's Sea Stachura reports the process can be a long one  and sometimes the findings are not as solid as investigators might hope.

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35W Bridge Collapse

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On Aug. 1, 2007, the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis collapsed into the Mississippi River during evening rush hour, killing 13 people and injuring more than 140.