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Hennepin Avenue Bridge
Site of the first permanent bridge across the Mississippi River
Future Home of the Minnesota Twins (0.70 mi / 1.13 km)
First Avenue & 7th St Entry (0.76 mi / 1.22 km)
Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome (0.85 mi / 1.37 km)
I35W bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis 8/1/07 (1.05 mi / 1.69 km)
Future site of TCF Bank Stadium (2.03 mi / 3.26 km)
Minnesota State Fairgrounds (4.42 mi / 7.11 km)
Midway Stadium (4.46 mi / 7.17 km)
Hamline University (5.05 mi / 8.12 km)
First Target Store (5.13 mi / 8.25 km)
Minnehaha Falls (5.49 mi / 8.83 km)
From: KorkkiIs it that bridge which collapsed?
Thu Aug 02 00:12:15 -0700 2007
From: EpiphoneNo the bridge which collapsed is more south, follow the river south, past the 2nd set of rapids and there are 2 bridges next to each other.
Thu Aug 02 01:42:44 -0700 2007
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6927113.stm shows the view from the north bank.
So its the wider left hand bridge which collapsed when looking on the map
From: herz35W is three bridges downstream. (to the east) It the wider of the two bridges that are parallel to each other. Left one is 35W and the right one is the city street 10th ave. If anyone has any questions about this bridge (I work less than a mile from it) please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will try to help.
Thu Aug 02 06:29:15 -0700 2007
Thu Aug 02 11:52:31 -0700 2007
Does anyone have any idea how deep and wide the river is at that point?