Pittsburgh Bridge Collapses Ahead of Biden's Visit to Talk Infrastructure

Pittsburgh Bridge Collapses Ahead of Biden's Visit to Talk Infrastructure

İnfrastructure, Joe Biden

1/28/2022 5:42:00 PM

Pittsburgh Bridge Collapses Ahead of Biden's Visit to Talk Infrastructure

Ten people were injured and three were taken to a hospital after a snow-covered bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed Friday morning

City officials said the collapse caused a gas leak but the gas has since been shut off.Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Chief Darryl Jones said three or four vehicles were involved in the collapse and there were 10 minor injuries with three brought to the hospital. None of the injuries were life-threatening, Jones said.

Authorities told motorists to avoid the area.In a statement, the White House said Biden would proceed with his planned trip to Pittsburgh.“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 statement said. “The President is grateful to the first responders who rushed to assist the drivers who were on the bridge at the time."

Read more: NBC DFW »

Respect My Decision: Former NFL safety Myron Rolle

Adam Gorney sits down with Dr. Myron Rolle, a former five-star athlete and college and NFL player, to discuss his new book, 'The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of ... Read more >>

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...

Pittsburgh bridge collapses ahead of Biden's visit to talk about infrastructurePittsburgh bridge collapses ahead of President Biden's scheduled visit to the area to talk about infrastructure; officials urge people to stay away from the area due to a “strong smell of natural gas.” Republicans: yeah but what about Minnie Mouse? who would have thought 60-80 year old things break HI - I SenToomey Pennsylvania VOTED 'NO' ON THE INFASTRUCTURE BILL - NOW I SEEM TO CARE WHEN A BRIDGE GOES DOWN. BUT I DID NOT CARE A MONTH AGO...🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

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 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 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

A photo from the scene showed a commuter bus upright on a section of the collapsed bridge. City officials said the collapse caused a gas leak but the gas has since been shut off. Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Chief Darryl Jones said three or four vehicles were involved in the collapse and there were 10 minor injuries with three brought to the hospital. None of the injuries were life-threatening, Jones said. Authorities told motorists to avoid the area. In a statement, the White House said Biden would proceed with his planned trip to Pittsburgh. “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 statement said. “The President is grateful to the first responders who rushed to assist the drivers who were on the bridge at the time." Copyright AP - Associated Press