Bridge collapses

Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg, right, students and faculty staff lead a procession on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, as part of a vigil hosted by the FIU student Government Association in Miami. The vigil was for the six people killed when a new pedestrian bridge collapse last Thursday. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 10:34 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Newly released audio files show police and emergency first responders arrived swiftly at the site of the Miami area bridge collapse that claimed six lives last week. Miami-Dade Police released 15 calls on Thursday that were made to 911 dispatchers soon after the collapse March 15...
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FILE- This March 10, 2018 file photo shows the main span of the a pedestrian bridge being positioned to connect the City of Sweetwater to Florida International University near Miami. The 950- ton new bridge collapsed, Thursday, March 15, 2018, over several cars causing fatalities and injuries. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request show that the Florida Department of Transportation in October 2016 ordered Florida International University and its contractors to move the bridge's main, signature pylon 11 feet north to the edge of a canal, widening the distance the crossing would gap between its supports and requiring a new base structural design. (Pedro Portal/ The Miami Herald via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget, in part because of a key change in the design and placement of one of its support towers. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a...
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Six crosses are placed at a makeshift memorial on the Florida International University campus in Miami on Saturday, March 17, 2018, near the scene of a pedestrian bridge collapse that killed at least six people on March 15. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay)
March 18, 2018 - 11:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland Cuba. Osvaldo Gonzalez and Alberto Arias, friends and business partners, happened to pass under a Miami bridge...
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Six crosses are placed at a makeshift memorial on the Florida International University campus in Miami on Saturday, March 17, 2018, near the scene of a pedestrian bridge collapse that killed at least six people on March 15. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay)
March 18, 2018 - 8:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland Cuba. Osvaldo Gonzalez and Alberto Arias, friends and business partners, happened to pass under a Miami bridge...
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Six crosses are placed at a makeshift memorial on the Florida International University campus in Miami on Saturday, March 17, 2018, near the scene of a pedestrian bridge collapse that killed at least six people on March 15. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay)
March 18, 2018 - 5:41 am
MIAMI (AP) — As crews removed bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span. "Why they had to build this monstrosity in...
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Joe Smitha of Palm Harbor, Fla., speaks with reporters on Saturday, March 17, 2018, about his niece, Alexa Duran, whose family has identified her as one of at least six victims of a bridge collapse near the Florida International University campus in the Miami area on March 15. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kay)
March 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span. "Why they had to build this...
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Workers stand next to a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge, Friday, March 16, 2018 near Florida International University in the Miami area. The new pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel, killing and injuring several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 16, 2018 - 9:14 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the deadly collapse of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Florida's Department of Transportation says an engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure to say some cracking had been found at one of...
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this March 10, 2018 photo shows an early morning view of the main span of the a pedestrian bridge that is being positioned to connect the City of Sweetwater, Fla., to Florida International University near Miami. The 950- ton new bridge collapsed, Thursday, March 15, over several cars causing several fatalities and injuries. (Pedro Portal/ The Miami Herald via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school's Accelerated Bridge Construction...
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Workers use a backhoe on a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge, Friday, March 16, 2018 near Florida International University in the Miami area. The new pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel, killing and injuring several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 16, 2018 - 12:48 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities said Friday that the cables supporting a pedestrian bridge under construction in Florida were being tightened following a "stress test" when the 950-ton concrete span collapsed over traffic, killing at least six people, injuring 10 others and flattening an untold number of...
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Emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the highway crushing multiple vehicles and killing several people. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 9:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath its massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing at least four people, authorities said. Search-and-rescue crews worked into the night, using dogs,...
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