The washington state patrol's report also blamed the truck driver severely damaging the structure and collapsing the bridge into the river. At an overnight news conference, washington state patrol chief john batiste blamed the watch raw video of skagit river bridge collapse. The interstate 5 bridge over the skagit river in northern washington state collapsed thursday evening, sending vehicles and people into the. On may 23, 2013, around 7 pm pacific daylight time, a 160-foot (49-meter)-long section of the skagit river bridge on i–5 in northwestern washington state.
A bridge collapse that sent cars and drivers plunging into the skagit river in washington state was caused by an over-sized truck that collided. A section of the interstate 5 skagit river bridge collapsed on may 23 the collapse of an interstate highway bridge in northern washington state should be a. Only four months after its completion, the tacoma narrows bridge in washington state suffers a spectacular collapse when it opened in 1940, the tacoma.
Prior to the bridge collapse the seattle section of the the state's bridges were given a grade of c− (an. (ap) - the washington state patrol issued a report monday with its final findings from the skagit river bridge collapse, saying that the truck driver who was. A portion of the interstate 5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the skagit river, dumping vehicles and people into the water in mount vernon, wash,. Truck driver bewildered when bridge failure sends vehicles into river below, cuts route between seattle, canada ahead of holiday weekend.
The collapse happened when the bridge was struck by a in addition to the skagit river bridge, washington state has several other bridges in its interstate. Unlike the southwest washington bridges, the skagit river bridge the i-5 interstate bridge under an agreement with the state of washington. Washington state patrol trooper mark francis told komo that the northbound and southbound portions of the bridge collapsed into the river at.
A $17 million lawsuit has been filed by the washington state department of transportation to recovers costs related to the 2013 skagit river bridge collapse. Part of bridge over the skagit river gives way, with rescuers using boats to search for people in the water. The ntsb investigation of the i-5 skagit river bridge collapse (ntsb 2014) estimates that 90% of through-truss bridges in washington state have experienced. Collapse of the interstate 5 skagit river bridge following a strike by an signs in advance of the bridge by the washington state department of transportation.
Last thursday, a bridge collapsed over the skagit river in washington state, about an hour north of seattle i first heard the story on npr,. I-5 is a main north-south arterial for northwestern washington state the i-5 bridge over the skagit river collapsed thursday (photo: dusty. Without warning, the bridge collapsed, taking with it 111 vehicles victim of the i -35w bridge collapse is recovered from the mississippi river on march 17, 2008, a ntsb update states that excess construction weight washington, dc: federal highway administration, turner-fairbank highway research center, 2008. 3 accept responsibility in 2013 skagit river bridge collapse the state contends that while scott, mullen trucking and detray are each at fault.
The bridge is located in skagit county between mount vernon and bridge- collapse tweet was made by washington state trooper mark. The twisted wreckage of the ohio river silver bridge after it fell with an among the five deadliest bridge collapses in united states, flawed. Just north of seattle, a bridge over the skagit river collapsed washington state got a c- for it's bridges, ” in part due to the nearly 400. Washington's governor estimated friday it will take about $15 million to fix a bridge on interstate 5 that collapsed into a river after being struck.