Firm That Designed Collapsed FIU Bridge Also Building East Chicago SpanThe FIGG Bridge Group designed the Florida pedestrian bridge that collapsed, and is building the upcoming Cline Avenue bridge replacement in East Chicago, Indiana.
Feds: Fatal Train Derailment, Bridge Collapse Caused By HeatThe Federal Railroad Administration said it’s likely that temperatures of 103 degrees last July caused train tracks to buckle, derailing a coal train, and causing the bridge it was traveling on to collapse.
After Fatal Train Wreck, Durbin Calls For More Federal Oversight Of Bridge InspectionsAs crews continued cleanup of the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was calling for increased federal oversight of railroad bridge inspections.
2 Bodies Found In Car Dug Out Of Wreck From Train DerailmentCrews sifting through the wreckage of a train derailment and bridge collapse in the northern suburbs have found two bodies in the wreckage, after digging out a car that had been buried in the rubble.
Coal Train Derails Near Glenview-Northbrook Border, Bridge CollapsesRailroad workers have a big job ahead of them after several cars of a freight train hauling coal derailed near the border between north suburban Glenview and Northbrook Wednesday, and a rail bridge collapsed during the wreck.