The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi82° Isolated Thunderstorms

Tonight

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Memorial Day

Hi78° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Monday Night

Lo56° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Tuesday

Hi78° Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo58° Chance Showers

Wednesday

Hi84° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo60° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi87° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Thursday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

State: We’re tackling issues in NTSB’s bridge-collapse report

Send to Kindle
Print This

State Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson said steps already are being taken to correct what a federal panel Tuesday labeled “a series of deficiencies” that led to last year’s collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River.

Peterson’s statement came after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) blamed the collapse on a distracted pilot-car driver on a hands-free phone call, insufficient warning signs about the low clearance on the bridge and a lax system authorizing the travel of oversized loads.

View my options or Sign in