ABC 5 Eyewitness News reports the engineering company that designed the I-35W bridge following its collapse in 2007 also designed the pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday (3/15) in Miami.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation designed a PowerPoint detailing the I-35W bridge project, listing FIGG Bridge Group as the designer.
The pedestrian bridge under construction near Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing cars below and killing at least six people. It was scheduled to open in the fall of 2018.
At least six people are dead from the bridge collapse near Florida International University, police say. The rescue mission is now a recovery operation. https://t.co/xyo4HTnC06 pic.twitter.com/I4nyR1cpPc— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) March 16, 2018