August 19, 2007 Transportation officials in Minnesota have released the preliminary design of the new Interstate 35 West bridge. They hope get the entire project done by the end of 2008. That worries critics who say the state isn't taking a long-term view of the bridge.
August 9, 2007 Searchers recovered two bodies Thursday from the wreckage of the collapsed Mississippi River bridge, authorities said, bringing the known death toll from the Aug. 1 disaster to seven. Up to six people are still missing.
August 9, 2007 Federal authorities are warning that there may be a design flaw in bridges nationwide. The problem is not limited to bridges similar to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis. They're also warning about the extra weight put on a bridge during repairs.
August 9, 2007 Federal investigators find a design flaw while probing the deadly collapse of a Minneapolis bridge. The discovery is raising questions about the safety of bridges all over the nation.
August 7, 2007 Investigators looking into the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis are examining, among other things, the unexpectedly large number of cars and trucks using the bridge every day. Forecasting traffic volume is an emerging field, but for now it remains more art, than science.
August 7, 2007 The Navy could help is recover victims trapped under the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge after local divers spent five exhausting days without results, officials say.
August 6, 2007 Minneapolis commuters face new traffic patterns in the aftermath of the bridge disaster Monday, a day after a thousand people gathered for a memorial service to pray for the dead and missing.
August 5, 2007 The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board gave his final briefing from Minneapolis Sunday morning on the collapsed I-35 West bridge. He said that Minnesota authorities will begin raising cars and pieces of the bridge from the Mississippi River.
August 5, 2007 As evidenced by the tragedy in Minneapolis, the nation's infrastructure is badly in need of an overhaul. But the cost to fix everything is in the trillions, and there seems to be no money for it. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) has a proposal to address the problem.
August 5, 2007 Grim work continues Sunday in Minneapolis. Divers are still searching the Mississippi River for victims of Wednesday's bridge collapse that killed five people. Dozens are recovering from injuries, and several are missing. Meanwhile, stories emerge of the people who lost their lives.