Bridges of Minneapolis, Part 4: I-35W Bridges — Traces of Places

The original I-35W Mississippi River Bridge was an 8-lane, steel truss arch bridge that carried Interstate 35W  across Saint Anthony Falls in Minneapolis. Originally opened in 1967, it was Minnesota’s 3rd-busiest until August 1, 2007, when it had a catastrophic structural failure during the evening rush hour, killing 13 and injuring another 145 people after it toppled into the river below. A total of […]

Bridges of Minneapolis, Part 4: I-35W Bridges — Traces of Places