Major Minneapolis Bridge Collapses Over Mississippi River

Thoughts and prayers out to all of those affected by this tragedy!

EDIT: Morning update looks like the death toll is up to 6. Given the complete structural failure of the bridge and the average traffic, I'm thankful it isn't higher.

You often hear stories about how bridges could collapse due to frequencies and vibrations, then it ends up being shifting earth or collision. The frequency issue has been the focus of several Mythbusters episodes as well. Time will only tell what exactly will be the cause, but one important thing came out of the news last night for me: If you frequently travel over a bridge, and the "sound" that it makes changes, report it to your local DOT.

EDIT2: Check out this security camera footage of the collapse.

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