Category Archives: Transit

Washington Bridge Collapse: 770 Bridge-Related Collisions in WA in 2011

AnalysisWire research shows that at least 770 collisions in Washington state in 2011 involved vehicles hitting bridges. Data from the Washington State Department of Transportation is below: Source: Washington State Department of Transportation, 2011 Washington State Collision Data Summary, p. 65-66 … Continue reading

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Washington Bridge Collapse: Length of Collapsed Section Estimated to be Approx. 160 ft Long

Update June 4: The Associated Press confirmed that it was indeed a 160 ft section that collapsed (via Bellingham Herald). Tonight’s Washington state bridge collapse over the Skagit River involved approximately 160 feet of bridge, according to an AnalysisWire assessment … Continue reading

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