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Author Topic: Major bridge Collapse over Mississippi River in Minneapolis  (Read 2719 times)
luvrbus
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« Reply #30 on: August 02, 2007, 12:01:29 PM »

Harry Reid the sentor from Nev wants to build another bridge across the Colo river between Bullhead and Laughlin for 8 to 12 million across property he owns has already spent millions for a 4 lane highway from Henderson NV to Searchlite NV where he has a home and now people have lost their life on a unsafe bridge and proably have been asking for funds over the years
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belfert
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« Reply #31 on: August 02, 2007, 03:55:30 PM »

The bridge that collapsed was apparently scheduled for either replacement or redecking around 2020.  A redecking would probably not have done anything to prevent structural collapse.

The state has three other bridges of the same design and they have hired a firm to inspect them too.  This particular design has no redundancy if one part of the bridge fails.  A new bridge wouldn't be approved today without redundancy.

I hope the urgency of this matter will allow environmental and visual designs to be fast tracked.  I certainly wouldn't want the engineering of the replacement to be rushed.
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