Message noted cracks before bridge's fall

Posted: March 17, 2018 at 3:51 a.m.
Updated: March 17, 2018 at 3:51 a.m.

Workers in Miami stand next to a section of a collapsed pedestrian bridge near Florida International University on Friday. Two days before Thursday’s collapse, an engineer had left a voice mail at the state transportation agency noting cracks in the concrete.

An engineer left a voice mail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voice mail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday.

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