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

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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.

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