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Trucker cited in 2013 Skagit River bridge collapse

Trucker cited in 2013 Skagit River bridge collapse

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

The May 2013 truck-bridge collision that caused a portion of Interstate 5 to fall into the Skagit River in Washington was in ...

Obama names new highway safety chief

Obama names new highway safety chief

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

President Obama has chosen National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Mark Rosekind to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA). If ...

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge collapse

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 22, 2014

Several deficiencies have been exposed following the collapse of Skagit River Bridge on Interstate-5 near Mt. Vernon, Wash. The collapse ...

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jul 17, 2014

The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation Safety ...

Hersman leaves NTSB, joins National Safety Council as president and CEO

Hersman leaves NTSB, joins National Safety Council as...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 12, 2014

National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman is set to leave the agency in the coming weeks to join the ...

Senate Commerce panel to meet on rail safety

Senate Commerce panel to meet on rail safety

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 07, 2014

A Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation panel is set to discuss rail safety next week. The Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee ...

Rail safety among NTSB’s top 10 most wanted transportation improvements for 2014

Rail safety among NTSB’s top 10 most wanted...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 21, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its 2014 Most Wanted List, which features the agency’s top 10 advocacy ...

NTSB stops, delays thousands of investigations due to government shutdown

NTSB stops, delays thousands of investigations due to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 14, 2013

The federal government shutdown has been in effect for nearly two weeks and has so far resulted in 18,481 furloughs ...

NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman to speak at Senate Commerce Committee shutdown hearing

NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman to speak at Senate...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 10, 2013

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman will speak Friday at a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing ...

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 17, 2013

More than 200 of Washington state’s bridges are classified as fracture-critical and could collapse if a key component of the ...

Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety, NTSB calls for shunting use after track worker’s death

Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2013

Following the May 28 death of a track worker who was struck by a Metro-North train in Connecticut, Senator Richard ...

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for infrastructure funding

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

Thursday night, a truck with an oversized load struck a portion of the I-5 bridge near Seattle, Washington, sending a ...

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