I-5 Bridge Collapse

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

NTSB: Systematic Errors Caused I-5 Bridge Collapse

The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played a part in the Interstate 5 bridge collapse north of Seattle last year.

CBS Seattle–07/15/2014

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)

Skagit River Bridge To Be Renamed For Trooper

The Washington State Transportation Commission voted Tuesday to rename the Skagit River Bridge for State Patrol Trooper Sean M. O’Connell Jr., who died nearby in an accident while directing traffic through detours set up after the bridge collapsed.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

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

REPORT: WSDOT Didn’t Flag Caution On Skagit River Bridge

The Associated Press found that the DOT regularly puts detailed warnings on its trucking permits when routes are projected to encounter potentially problematic areas of low clearance. But the Skagit bridge — along the crucial I-5 corridor between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia — was never added to that group.

CBS Seattle–06/21/2013

(photo credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Traffic Returns To I-5 Bridge Over Skagit River

Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.

CBS Seattle–06/19/2013

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

Collapsed I-5 Skagit River Bridge To Reopen Wednesday

A temporary bridge over the Skagit River opens Wednesday, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after the old bridge collapsed May 23 when it was struck by a truck with an oversize load.

CBS Seattle–06/18/2013

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

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

Governor Jay Inslee addresses the media at the scene of a bridge collapse into the Skagit River on Interstate 5 (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee: $15M To Repair Bridge

Gov. Jay Inslee says it will cost $15 million to repair the Skagit River bridge. The federal government has already promised the state $1 million in emergency dollars to fix the Interstate 5 bridge.

CBS Seattle–05/24/2013

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