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35W Bridge links

35W Bridge links

For those keeping up with news about the 35W Bridge tragedy, here are some useful links, far from complete:

City Pages updates http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/

Google map of bridge

Current MNDot footage of highway http://www.dot.state.mn.us/tmc/trafficinfo/cameras_map.html

CNN footage of bridge collapsing http://www.dot.state.mn.us/tmc/trafficinfo/cameras_map.html

Star Tribune gallery http://www.startribune.com/10136/gallery/1338445.html

AP and Star Tribune photos at Livejournal http://drugoi.livejournal.com/2280005.html

"Functionally deficient" bridges in Minnesota, PDF http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/programmanagement/pdf/planning_metro_dist.pdf

"Functionally deficient" and "structurally obsolete" bridges in the U.S http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/defbr06.htm

Bush's speech today http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2007/08/west_wing_and_a.php

Youtube footage http://pages.e-democracy.org/35W_video

Alternate routes around 35W bridge, PDF http://www.dot.state.mn.us/hottopics/35wDetour.pdf

Public Routes website for redirect http://www.publicroutes.com

WCCO coverage http://wcco.com/bridgecollapse

35W Bridge Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I-35W_Mississippi_River_Bridge

MNSpeak, ILX, and Modern Radio threads

Popular Mechanics editorial http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/transportation/4219981.html

CNN on that bus http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/08/02/bridge.collapse.schoolbus/index.html

CNN: Bridge problems noted twice since 2001 http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/08/02/bridge.structure/index.html

Bush coming on Saturday http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22181842-1702,00.html

Federal information on 35W http://govpubs.lib.umn.edu/

Overview of press coverage http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=101&aid=127877

35W Bridge links

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