Bridge Collapses in Pittsburgh Hours Before Biden Visits to Promote Infrastructure Projects

Bridge Collapses in Pittsburgh Hours Before Biden Visits to Promote Infrastructure Projects

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1/28/2022 6:12:00 PM

Bridge Collapses in Pittsburgh Hours Before Biden Visits to Promote Infrastructure Projects

Biden 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.

, a top legislative achievement of Biden's first year in office.The package, which passed after years of failed efforts by former President Donald Trump and other presidents to forge a similar agreement, allocates $550 billion in new money for transportation, broadband and utilities projects.

It was unclear whether Biden planned to alter his prepared remarks in light of the bridge collapse."The President has been told of the bridge collapse in Pittsburgh," the White House told reporters."Our team is in touch with state and local officials on the ground as they continue to gather information about the cause of the collapse.

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Let’s go Brandon Republicans voted against infrastructure repairs. 🤷‍♂️ ElectWorkers RepublicansAreDestroyingAmerica 😅 Foul play? Or coincidence? That’s one way to get an infrastructure bill passed quickly. I pray everyone is okay.

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

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

Snow-covered bridge in Pittsburgh collapsesA bridge in Pittsburgh has collapsed. No injuries reported, but police are asking residents to stay away over concerns of a possible natural gas leak Forbes Avenue. Rather long span. See Google maps/traffic feature My route to the hospital for chemo gone!! Thank you the fool HouseGOP who voted against infrastructure especially MikeKellyPA 😡 CNN PittsburghPG MSNBC PennLive ABC CBSNews No hurry on that infrastructure bill, tho.

Pittsburgh bridge collapsesA snow-covered bridge in Pittsburgh has collapsed, media reports say. city isn’t taking Ben’s retirement very well What a coincidence. Biden in town to talk about old Bridges and one magically is destroyed not killing anyone. Strange... Prayers for these people

Bridge collapses in Pittsburgh, injuries reportedA bridge has collapsed in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, Friday morning, leaving some people injured. But I guess infrastructures NOT a priority for some

Pittsburgh bridge collapses ahead of Biden's visit to talk about infrastructureA Pittsburgh bridge collapsed Friday morning ahead of President Joe Biden 's scheduled visit to the area to talk about infrastructure. What a snow mess . East coast of USA sux . . Snow only looks good in mountains . USA east coast most of it is flat as a cardboard. Ugh very bad place . Weird or perhaps someone upstairs is making a point. Time 'Man of the Year' Elon Musk to the rescue? But seriously this is history's means of telling you a society's unbalanced. Infrastructure failing, that is, telling you there's nowhere you can go but down!! Yea, sad, but true...

$1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law , a top legislative achievement of Biden's first year in office. The package, which passed after years of failed efforts by former President Donald Trump and other presidents to forge a similar agreement, allocates $550 billion in new money for transportation, broadband and utilities projects. It was unclear whether Biden planned to alter his prepared remarks in light of the bridge collapse. "The President has been told of the bridge collapse in Pittsburgh," the White House told reporters."Our team is in touch with state and local officials on the ground as they continue to gather information about the cause of the collapse. "The President is grateful to the first responders who rushed to assist the drivers who were on the bridge at the time," the White House said."The President will proceed with trip planned for today and will stay in touch with officials on the ground about additional assistance we can provide." Pennsylvania's infrastructure was ranked the seventh-worst in the nation in 2021,