Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
As of May, 2007, work is continuing on the eastern span replacement of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The new eastern span is currently scheduled to open to traffic in 2013. . The bridge, built in the early 1930s, became the subject of concern after a section collapsed during the October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta earthquake. (wikipedia entry)
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