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2003 Photos Reveal Flaws in Collapsed Minn. Bridge

Bent metal evident 4 years before tragedy

(Newser) - Gusset plates on the Minnesota bridge that collapsed this summer already showed signs of weakness in 2003 photos just released by the National Transportation Safety Board, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Two bowed plates were located at junctions already suspected by investigators to be the first points of failure in... More »

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