Washington State Patrol detectives released their final report Monday into the May 23, 2013 collapse of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge, months after issuing a $550 ticket to the trucker whose high load struck 11 crossbeams. Truck driver William D. Scott, who was hauling for Mullen Trucking of Alberta, challenged the citation. The next hearing is…More
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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…More
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…More