Pittsburgh bridge collapse raises questions, infrastructure funding concerns

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  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf re-upped his phone calls for infrastructure funding right after the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed on Jan. 28, in accordance to a launch from the governor’s business office. The incident wounded 10 motorists, including 4 people today who ended up despatched to the healthcare facility.
  • The bridge, which fell on the similar working day that President Joe Biden was in city to supply remarks on the not too long ago handed infrastructure act, led a bus and autos to plummet 100 feet down a hillside and caused a big gas leak, the governor said on Twitter. Biden joined Wolf at the web-site of the failure later on that working day.
  • Currently, the Nationwide Transportation Basic safety Board and Pennsylvania DOT are investigating the incident, and NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy told reporters Jan. 29 at the web-site of the accident that
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