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June 11, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Skagit Bridge documents: Did pilot-car pole strike crossbeams?

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. | The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to untangle hazy and conflicting evidence to determine whether a pilot-car pole hit the Skagit River Bridge shortly before the load on a truck going south destroyed one of the bridge’s four steel-truss spans on May 23, 2013. Newly released records include interview summaries in…


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June 11, 2014 at 5:54 AM

More details in Skagit River bridge collapse

The Associated Press Federal officials are releasing documents today from their investigation into the collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge at Mount Vernon. A section of the span fell into the water in May of last year after a truck carrying an oversize load hit the structure. Two other vehicles fell into the water and…


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