Engineers Who Designed I-35W Bridge Also Designed Collapsed Bridge in FL


ABC 5 Eyewitness News reports the engineering company that designed the I-35W bridge following its collapse in 2007 also designed the pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday (3/15) in Miami.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation designed a PowerPoint detailing the I-35W bridge project, listing FIGG Bridge Group as the designer.

The pedestrian bridge under construction near Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing cars below and killing at least six people. It was scheduled to open in the fall of 2018.

Sources: ABC 5, CNN; photo: Twitter

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