The bridge crosses between mount vernon and burlington, in washington state, about 60 miles (97 km) north of seattleit is part of the primary road transportation route between the metropolitan areas of seattle and vancouver, british columbiabefore the collapse, approximately 71,000 vehicles crossed the bridge every day. Washington is a state with many bodies of water to cross, including puget sound, hood canal, the columbia river and numerous smaller rivers and creeks it has experienced a number of bridge failures before and after the well known tacoma narrows bridge collapse in 1940. The major highway bridge linking seattle with canada and the rest of the pacific northwest region collapsed, dumping at least a handful of vehicles and people into a river, the washington state. A washington state bridge over a river collapsed last night, dumping two vehicles into the water and sparking a rescue effort by boats and divers who searched the chilly waterway north of seattle. Bridge collapse in 23 may 2013, raise a quesition to governmentbridge collapse make attention to the state about aging of infrastructure in the united states of washington bridge was major link between the canadian and us sides was severed after a bridge collapsed.
Washington state bridge collapses portion of interstate 5 bridge falls into skagit river, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the skagit river in the state of washington injuring 3 and sending some cars into the water the incident occurred when a tractor-trailer carrying a tall load hit an upper part of the span, police said. Only four months after its completion, the tacoma narrows bridge in washington state suffers a spectacular collapse when it opened in 1940, the tacoma narrows bridge was the third-longest. Overview on may 23, 2013, a portion of the interstate 5 skagit river bridge collapsed into the river after being struck by an oversized load, severing western washington’s main north-south artery that is used by more than 71,000 drivers each day.
Washington state officials say a truck apparently hit a part of a bridge, before a section of the bridge collapsed into the skagit river three people were rescued. The collapse of a road bridge over a river in the north-west us state of washington was caused by an oversized lorry's crash, say officials. Mount vernon, wash — an interstate 5 bridge over a river collapsed north of seattle thursday evening, dumping two vehicles into the water and sparking a rescue effort by boats and divers as.
A portion of the skagit river bridge, located in mount vernon, washington catastrophically collapsed into the water below after a semi hauling an oversized load clipped a cross beam in 2013. Mount vernon, wash — an interstate 5 bridge over a river north of seattle collapsed thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the washington state patrol said. An interstate highway bridge in washington state collapsed yesterday, sending vehicles into the rushing waters of the skagit river north of seattle three people were rescued and none died. Gov jay inslee declared a state of emergency friday for three counties of northwest washington state friday to cope with disruption caused by a collapsed bridge over the skagit river. The interstate 5 bridge over the skagit river at mount vernon collapsed thursday, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the washington state patrol said may 24, 2013 show more skip to.
The interstate 5 bridge over the skagit river in washington state collapsed around 7 pm on thursday, dumping cars and people into the water, kiro-tv reported according to the trooper mark. The collapse occurred on the portion of interstate 5 over the skagit river, about two hours north of seattle n/b and s/b lanes of i-5 skagit river bridge collapsed, washington state trooper. The major highway bridge linking the washington state city of seattle with canada and the rest of the pacific north-west region collapsed late on thursday, dumping several vehicles and the people. Mount vernon, washington (reuters) - a bridge collapse that sent cars and drivers plunging into the frigid skagit river in washington state, raising concerns about the safety of the nation’s. By far the most memorable bridge failure in washington state history is the collapse of the tacoma narrows bridge on nov 7, 1940 high winds downed the bridge connecting tacoma and gig harbor, which was already known to sway wildly in the right weather conditions, notes mcnair-huff.
State and federal officials were investigating the collapse of a interstate highway bridge in washington state state and federal officials were investigating the collapse of a interstate highway. Skagit river bridge collapses in washington update: an interstate 5 bridge collapsed into the skagit river on thursday evening, sending cars and drivers into the water our state bridge engineer is looking into the possibility that an oversize load may have struck the bridge still investigating 04:24 am - 24 may 2013. 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, washington state.
The alberta trucker who struck a steel beam precipitating a bridge collapse in washington state was hauling an oversized load that prevented him from crossing the skagit river bridge safely. A bridge that collapsed in washington state and sent two cars plunging into the skagit river, raising concerns about the safety of the nation's aging infrastructure, was knocked down by a truck.