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Lesson of I-35 bridge ignored

May 28, 2013

One would think the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis on Aug. 1, 2007, would be enough of a wake-up call for the nation on the dangers of neglecting road and bridge repairs....

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svensota

May-28-13 9:20 PM

Well, gosh darn it.

First The Journal wants their porridge one way and then they want it the other way. If you take that dang Federal money and start building infrastructure you are just playing into the hand of those fuzzy-headed lib-er-al pinkos who want to spend our hard earned money on all kinds of unnecessary make-work projects. They call it stimulus. And, right thinkin' folks call it government interference.

Darn tootin'. (Well, not tootin', but you know what I mean.)

Bridges!!!!!!!

What next, a four-lane highway to Minne-no-place?

Lands sake alive.

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middleclassworker

May-28-13 10:26 AM

I agree that our infrastructure is failing and needs to be revamped now at a time that we need jobs. However, the I5 bridge fell after part of the structure was hit by a semi carrying an oversized load. This is a little different than what happened on the 35W bridge.

OldJournalCarrier makes a great point.

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OldJournalCarrier

May-28-13 9:16 AM

We're to busy blowing up bridges in other countries to worry about our own bridges.

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