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Police: Cars go airborne over collapsed bridge span, 2 hurt

Aug. 21, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two motorists have been injured when their cars went airborne over a collapsed bridge span near the Florida-Georgia Line. Officials closed a short stretch of Hutchinson Ferry Road northwest of Tallahassee on Wednesday morning because of the gap that opened up when...

Italian PM vows new Genoa bridge will be ready by April

Aug. 14, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged that a new bridge for the Italian port city of Genoa will be ready by April, replacing the Morandi bridge that collapsed one year ago, killing 43 people. An emotional ceremony was held Wednesday in Genoa marking the anniversary of the tragic...

Airport contract extended with collapsed bridge builder

Jul. 23, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The construction company that was building a pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people has won a contract extension for projects at Miami International Airport. The Miami Herald reports that Miami-Dade County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the extension into 2020...

Truck causes 100-year-old bridge to collapse in North Dakota

Jul. 23, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

NORTHWOOD, N.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say an overweight semitrailer loaded with dried beans caused a more-than-century-old bridge to collapse in North Dakota. Grand Forks County sheriff's officials say the bridge over the Goose River near Northwood collapsed Monday afternoon. Photos show the wooden...