I-35W Bridge Remembrance Garden dedicated today

Family members of those killed in the I-35W bridge collapse four years ago today will join with survivors and Gov. Mark Dayton today to dedicate a Remembrance Garden.

The 5 p.m. ceremony is on West River Parkway, just west of 11th Avenue South. The public is invited.

The memorial garden has 13 pillars, each inscribed with the name of a person who died when the bridge collapsed in 2007. The beams will be illuminated at night. It also has a stone wall inscribed with the names of those there that evening who survived the collapse. And a path leads from the water wall to the bluff edge, where an observation deck allows views of the river and the new bridge through the trees.

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  1. Submitted by Paul Brandon on 08/01/2011 - 12:09 pm.

    How about remembering whose watch it occurred on? Something about cutting costs by reducing inspections…..

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