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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: Driver Felt ‘Crowded’ Before Bridge Collapse

The driver of an oversize load that triggered an Interstate 5 bridge collapse told investigators that he felt “crowded” by a passing vehicle and moved closer to the side of the bridge that had less clearance, according to a preliminary federal report released Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2013

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 Clears I-5 Skagit River Bridge Accident Scene

Portions of a temporary Interstate 5 bridge could extend over the Skagit River in a day or two and the entire 160-foot gap could be filled next week, reopening freeway lanes that have been detoured since the May 23 bridge collapse, the Washington Department of Transportation said.

CBS Seattle–06/06/2013

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

Detectives Seek 2nd Truck From Bridge Collapse

Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for a second commercial truck believed to have been on the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River when a section of that bridge collapsed May 23, an agency spokesman said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–06/05/2013

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

Seattle-Bellingham: 3rd Daily Rail Trip Added

Starting Friday, Amtrak Cascades plans to add a third daily round trip train between Seattle and Bellingham to help travelers affected by the May 23 collapse of a section of an Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon.

05/31/2013

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 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

I-5 Bridge Collapsed (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

I-5 Bridge Collapse: Trucking Company Says It Has Permits To Cross Span

A truck hauling a too-tall load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries.

CBS Seattle–05/24/2013

(Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Oversize Load Truck Blamed For Bridge Collapse

A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all three occupants suffered only minor injuries.

CBS Seattle–05/24/2013

The bridge collapse on Interstate 5 over the Skagit River. (credit: Gina Cole/Skagit Valley Herald)

Bridge That Collapsed Listed As ‘Functionally Obsolete’

An Interstate 5 bridge over a river collapsed north of Seattle Thursday evening, dumping two vehicles into the water and sparking a rescue effort by boats and divers as three injured people were pulled from the chilly waterway.

05/24/2013

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