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(photo credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Temporary I-5 Skagit River Span To Open This Week

A temporary span on the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge should open this week — less than a month since a section of the bridge collapsed, the Washington Transportation Department said.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2013

File photo of the bridge collapse over the Skagit River. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Survivor Of I-5 Bridge Collapse Can’t Swim

A woman who survived the Skagit River bridge collapse doesn’t know how to swim.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2013

The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state is a wake-up call for the entire nation, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Bridge Collapse Could Have Economic Impact On Trade

For farmers, business owners and government officials up and down the West Coast, Washington’s bridge collapse on Interstate 5 represents much more than a close brush with tragedy.

05/27/2013

The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state is a wake-up call for the entire nation, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

NTSB: Wash. Bridge Collapse Is Wake-Up Call To Entire Nation

The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state is a wake-up call for the entire nation, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says.

CBS Seattle–05/26/2013

I-5 bridge collapse (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Bridges At Risk Of Freak Collapse

Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.

05/25/2013

The bridge collapse at the Interstate 5 corridor over the Skagit River. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Feds Look For Temporary Fix After I-5 Bridge Collapse

Federal officials were searching the country for a possible temporary replacement for a bridge that collapsed along the crucial Interstate 5 corridor, but Washington Gov. Jay Inslee cautioned Friday that major disruptions will last for weeks, if not months.

05/24/2013

(Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

I-5 Bridge Collapse Survivor: ‘You Hold On’

Dan Sligh and his wife were in their pickup truck on Interstate 5 heading to a camping trip when a bridge before them disappeared in a “big puff of dust.”

CBS Seattle–05/24/2013