Minneapolis Bridge Collapses A portion of Minneapolis' I-35W bridge fell into the Mississippi during rush hour Aug. 1, spilling cars into the Mississippi River below. Investigators are seeking answers as to why the bridge collapsed.
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Minneapolis Bridge Collapses

Minnesota Marks 1 Year Since Fatal Bridge Collapse

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Fight Erupts over New Minnesota Bridge

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Officials Warn of Possible Flaw in Nation's Bridges

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Navy Aids Search for Victims of Collapsed Bridge

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Was I-35 Bridge Pushed Beyond Its Design?

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An Engineering Professor's Take on Bridge Collapse

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Cars, I-35 Bridge Parts to Be Raised from River

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Senator Calls for Bank of Infrastructure Funding

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Rhode Island Inspects Bridges in Wake of Tragedy

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Bush Surveys Bridge; Debris Suspends Search

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Repairs Vital for Aging U.S. Infrastructure

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NTSB Chairman on the Bridge Investigation

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Colorado Engineer: State Lacks Funds to Fix Bridges

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Hear NPR's David Schaper

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