At Pittsburgh bridge collapse site, Biden calls state of U.S. infrastructure 'mind-boggling'

Ten people suffered minor injuries when a bridge over a Pittsburgh park collapsed.

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

1/29/2022 4:30:00 AM

'We're going to fix them all,' President Biden said about bridges in Pittsburgh and across the country while surveying the damage of Friday's bridge collapse. 'This is going to be a gigantic change.'

Ten people suffered minor injuries when a bridge over a Pittsburgh park collapsed.

A Pittsburgh bridge collapsed Friday morning, sending multiple vehicles and a public bus plummeting into a park below, officials said. Ten people suffered minor injuries and four people were taken to area hospitals, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, 

CBS Pittsburgh reports.The collapse happened just hours before President Biden traveled to the area to speak at a previously scheduled event about the $1 trillion infrastructure bill he signed into law last year."We have been so far behind on infrastructure for so many years it's just mind-boggling," Mr. Biden told a group of elected officials and first responders during a visit to the collapse site."...We used to be number one in the world."

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Very little boggles that mind nowadays. FATHER GOD IS CLOSER THAN WE THINK....THIS WAS AN INTENTIONAL HIT BY THE UNIVERSE TO PROVE THAT IT IS TIME I'll tell you what's 'mind boggling' ....the fact that Biden is President! PeteButtigieg don’t you have some tricks to be turning in a SF alley? Thanks, Secretary Pete!

🤣🤣🤣 bidenbuttigieg1 Investing in a safer, greener, more accessible, more equitable infrastructure benefits ALL of us. Grateful for the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. 🇺🇲 Supremely unqualified to hold his current job. This guy belongs in the tv series the office 😂 For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to him Arnoldnike93 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success⚖️

Can’t wait for Pete to report on each bridge as they are funded and completed.

Pittsburgh bridge collapses near site of Biden remarksThe bridge carrying Forbes Avenue through Frick Park east of downtown gave way shortly before 7 a.m.. Maybe the bridge was upset that Ben Roethlisberger is retiring from the PittsburghSteelers. I wonder if someone was trying to say hello🤣🤣🤣 fake news

I am glad no one was seriously injured or killed. This bridge collapse symbolizes the Biden Administration’s complete & utter failure in their first year in office. Wow … we didn’t know that … so what did you all do with the funds already allocated for the roads and bridges annually?

Pittsburgh bridge collapses before Biden visits to tout infrastructure needsA bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed on Friday hours before U.S. President Joe Biden was due to arrive in the former steel city to highlight his efforts to strengthen the country's infrastructure. Like the collapsed Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh, nearly 44,000 other bridges nationwide are rated in poor condition by the U.S. Department of Transportation. This map shows where they are That articulated bus is a champ holding on. Too little too late

Bridge Collapses in Pittsburgh Hours Before Biden Visits to Promote Infrastructure ProjectsBiden was set to tout the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law, which he signed into law after years of failed efforts by ex-President Donald Trump. I pray everyone is okay. Foul play? Or coincidence? That’s one way to get an infrastructure bill passed quickly. 😅

Biden heads to Pennsylvania to talk infrastructure as Pittsburgh bridge collapsesPresident Biden was headed to Pittsburgh on Friday to promote his infrastructure package — set to appear just two miles from the site of an early-morning bridge collapse.

Pittsburgh Bridge Collapses Hours Before Biden Is Set To Talk Infrastructure ThereNo fatalities have been reported. The president will proceed with his trip as planned, the White House said. For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to him _Fitton56 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success Seems to have been a wreck since 2018. Huh. Almost like we should invest money in our infrastructure. Wait, isnt that what Biden wants to do?

Biden tours site of Pittsburgh bridge collapse, vows to ‘fix them all’President Biden visited the site of a Pittsburgh bridge that collapsed hours before his arrival in the Steel City Friday and vowed to kick-start a national effort to repair faulty infrastructure.

03:28 A Pittsburgh bridge collapsed Friday morning, sending multiple vehicles and a public bus plummeting into a park below, officials said. Ten people suffered minor injuries and four people were taken to area hospitals, but none of the injuries were life-threatening,  CBS Pittsburgh reports . The collapse happened just hours before President Biden traveled to the area to speak at a previously scheduled event about the $1 trillion infrastructure bill he signed into law last year. "We have been so far behind on infrastructure for so many years it's just mind-boggling," Mr. Biden told a group of elected officials and first responders during a visit to the collapse site."...We used to be number one in the world." Earlier, Mayor Ed Gainey told reporters the collapse highlights the need for the federal funding. "With him coming today to talk about this infrastructure bill, to discuss why this funding is so important, today is significant," the mayor told reporters. Officials were grateful no one suffered any serious injuries from the collapse. "This could have been much worse," Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman told CBS Pittsburgh at the collapse site. Fetterman noted a winter storm delayed the start of schools and kept people off the roads. Images from the scene showed vehicles piled up amid the rubble. Gas lines running along the bridge ruptured, causing a large leak, and crews shut off the lines, officials said in a statement . Five vehicles and an Allegheny County Port Authority bus were on the overpass when it collapsed into Frick Park below at around 6:40 a.m., officials said in the statement . Crews were searching the area to see if anyone may have been in the park when the collapse happened. The bridge was last inspected in September, Gainey told reporters. Fire Chief Darryl Jones said authorities were investigating what caused the collapse. Vehicles are seen in a pileup after a bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh on January 28, 2022. Jeremy H.