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.

Comments (1)

  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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