Bay Bridge Breakdown: Are Our Bridges Safe?

The collapse of 2½ tons of metal on the San Francisco Bay Bridge may have done little more than frighten rush-hour drivers, but experts warned the accident could be a sign of things to come if there isn't more attention paid to the nation's bridges. Investigators said the two metal rods and a 5,000-pound beam that came tumbling off the Bay Bridge Tuesday was likely caused by high winds. With only one minor injury reported, it was still a grim reminder of the Minnesota bridge collapse that...Full Story
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