All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bridges’

I-15 Bridge Collapse Caused by Fire

The Ranchero Interchange section of Interstate 15 near Hesperia, California is closed following a fire on a bridge section of the roadway. I-15 is a major U.S. highway that connects Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Both lanes of traffic on the interstate have been closed at the site. According to an Associated Press report, construction at the bridge site was …

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Jack Dorsey Vines His Trip Up The Bay Bridge

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey shared an interesting (and somewhat nauseating) series of Vines today, as he took his smartphone while he climbed the Bay Bridge. Thanks to Dorsey’s venture, we’re treated to a rather close-up look at the structure of the bridge and at what the scenery (and cars) look like below. Enjoy the ride (please allow a few seconds …

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I-5 Bridge Collapses in Washington State, Three Cars Plunge Into River

A bridge crossing the Skagit River in Northwest Washington State collapsed on Thursday, sending three vehicles into the river and injuring three people. According to a report from Seattle’s local Fox affiliate, a bridge along I-5 about 60 miles north of Seattle collapsed, sending vehicles into the Skagit River 50 feet blow. People in those vehicles were reported to have …

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Evan S. Connell Dies: “Bridges” Author Was 88

Evan S. Connell, a National Book Award finalist and respected member of the literary community, has died of natural causes. He was 88 years old. Connell, who grew up in the Midwest, often drew on his childhood experiences for his books and short stories. His first literary success came in 1959, when “Mrs. Bridge” was published. That won him immediate …

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