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NTSB Investigation Blames 'Design Errors' For FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse

An investigative update issued by the National Transportation Safety Board Nov. 15, about its ongoing investigation of the fatal, FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Fla., says errors were made in the design of the 174-ft....


FDOT Argues Case in Lawsuit About FIU Bridge Documents

In court on June 4, the Florida DOT (FDOT) tried to block the public and media from seeing the records that could show the cause of the fatal FIU bridge collapse in March. FDOT requested that Judge John Cooper of the Leon County Circuit Court dismiss a lawsuit by the Miami Herald, which urged the state of Florida to turn over documents including emails, meeting minutes and additional records detailing the bridge's construction and design, the Tampa Bay Times reported....


NTSB Confirms Cracks May Have Contributed to Deadly FIU Bridge Collapse

Federal investigators looking into the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Florida that killed six people earlier this year confirmed May 23, 2018, that they are focusing in part on the emergence of cracks in the structure before the accident....


Wednesday Wrap-Up : March 28, 2018

Was your week a little busy? No worries! Here's a recap of the most popular stories from our site over the past week: $1B Arena Awaits Warriors' Return To Frisco The new arena for the Golden State Warriors is scheduled to open in time for the 2019-2020 NBA season and will be the first of its kind to be debuted in San Francisco....