A look at bridge construction and other Minnesota bridges

  • Graphic by: STAR TRIBUNE
  • Updated: August 8, 2007 - 4:47 PM

The interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis is classified as a "nonredundant" bridge. Here's a look at what structural engineers mean when they describe bridges as "nonredundant" or "redundant" structures. Also, considering this type of bridge, here's a look at four other bridges in Minnesota that the Minnesota Department of Transportation has inspected and some facts about them.

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