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Washington / Bridge Collapse #1054459

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 24, 2013
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The collapse of a bridge over the Skagit River outside Seattle at the start of Memorial Day travel reported; photos shown.

(Burlington, Washington: Henry Rosoff) The bridge collapse reviewed; scenes/photos shown of vehicles in the water; details given from a report on America‚Äôs infrastructure about bridges that are deficient or functionally obsolete. [Survivor Bryce KENNING††- describes what happened in the collapse.] [Former NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER††- says we have to invest in our infrastructure.] [Governor Jay INSLEE††- says we want to discourage drivers from crashing their trucks into state bridges.] The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis recalled.

Glor, Jeff;
Rosoff, Henry

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