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August 1, 2011

I-35W bridge sign

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:17 am

I-35W bridge sign

Highway identification sign for Interstate 35W. The sign marked the interstate where it crossed the Mississippi River at Bridge 9340. Bridge 9340 collapsed on August 1, 2007, killing thirteen people. The sign’s heavy surface scratches may be a result of the collapse.

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