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Golden Gate Bridge Construction Raises Safety Dilemma for Pedestrians & Cyclists

An ongoing seismic retrofit project to make California's Golden Gate more secure in the event of an earthquake has created an unexpected safety dilemma for the up to 6,000 cyclists and 10,000 pedestrians who cross the famous bridge each day. … Continue reading

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Eads Bridge Shut Down Temporarily Due to Barge Accident

ST. LOUIS, MO – A barge accident occurred on Friday, July 1, which caused the Eads Bridge to be shut down temporarily. The bridge was shut down shortly after two a.m. and reopened around 4:40 a.m., after investigators said it … Continue reading

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River Barges Break Loose and Crash into Mississippi River Bridge

Baton Rouge, LA – On Saturday, May 14, 2011 two dozen barges were being towed in the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, LA when 4 of the barges got loose. Two of the stray barges struck the Old Mississippi River … Continue reading

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Mississippi River Bridge Barge Accident Shuts Down I-155

DYERSBURG, TN – A barge struck a pier on the Mississippi River Bridge on May 3, 2011 amidst record high water levels Satellite view of the site of a barge accident on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 where a river barge … Continue reading

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Barge Stuck at Mississippi River Bridge

VICKSBURG, MS – Last Wednesday, March 23, 2011, a river barge became lodged against the Mississippi bridge in Vicksburg, MS causing a salvage operation to be conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard. Mississippi River barge accident March 23, 2011. The … Continue reading

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