I-5 http://nwpr.org en Skagit River Bridge Collapse Preliminary Report http://nwpr.org/post/skagit-river-bridge-collapse-preliminary-report <p>Federal investigators released a <a href="http://www.ntsb.gov/doclib/reports/2013/HWY13MH012_Mt_Vernon_WA_Preliminary.pdf">preliminary report</a> Tuesday about last month’s I-5 bridge collapse over the Skagit River. What’s new in the report is a piece of information about the driver of the truck that struck the bridge.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:57:39 +0000 Derek Wang 29162 at http://nwpr.org Skagit River Bridge Collapse Preliminary Report T-Shirts Poke Fun At Bridge Collapse http://nwpr.org/post/t-shirts-poke-fun-bridge-collapse <p>Mid-June: that’s how soon residents may see a temporary fix to the Interstate-5 bridge over the Skagit River near Mount Vernon, Wash. It collapsed last week when a truck hit an overhead support beam. Two vehicles fell into the river. No one was seriously injured. It is a serious situation – but in the aftermath, one T-shirt company is throwing a little fun into the mix.</p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 23:22:44 +0000 Sara Lerner 28326 at http://nwpr.org T-Shirts Poke Fun At Bridge Collapse Inslee: Temporary I-5 Bridge Is State’s Top Priority http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-temporary-i-5-bridge-state-s-top-priority <p>Washington state’s top priority is fixing the section of the I-5 bridge that collapsed into the Skagit River last week. That’s according to Governor Jay Inslee. Inslee announced plans Sunday that could lead to a temporary replacement by mid June. And a permanent fix in September. Reporter Derek Wang has more.</p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 13:06:23 +0000 Derek Wang & Carol Smith 28218 at http://nwpr.org Inslee: Temporary I-5 Bridge Is State’s Top Priority I-5 Bridge Collapse: Update http://nwpr.org/post/i-5-bridge-collapse-update <p></p><p>By first light this morning, investigators were sorting through twisted steel girders and interviewing drivers to piece together exactly what brought down the Interstate-5 Skagit River Bridge in Mount Vernon. More now from Northwest Public Radio’s Lucrezia Cuen.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:10:24 +0000 Lucrezia Cuen 28096 at http://nwpr.org Inslee Stumps For Columbia River Crossing http://nwpr.org/post/inslee-stumps-columbia-river-crossing <p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee urged a group of regional business leaders today / yesterday (Friday)&nbsp;&nbsp;to urge state legislators to support the Columbia River Crossing --the proposed new I-5 bridge.&nbsp;&nbsp;April Baer reports.</p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:37:06 +0000 April Baer 24795 at http://nwpr.org