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* [http://www.flickr.com/map/?&fLat=44.976117&fLon=-93.23822&zl=5 Geotagged Photos at Flickr]
* [http://www.flickr.com/map/?&fLat=44.976117&fLon=-93.23822&zl=5 Geotagged Photos at Flickr]
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* [http://www.leg.state.mn.us/lrl/issues/bridges.asp State Government Reports] - From Legislative Reference Library
* [http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/35wbridge/ City of Minneapolis I-35W Collapse Information]
* [http://www.511mn.org/default.asp?area=TC_Metro 511 MNDOT Traffic Conditions]
** [http://kstp.com/kstpImages/Newsroom-scan0052_0001.pdf Alternate Routes] - AAA recommendations via KSTP.com
* [http://www.metrotransit.org/news/releases/release08_01_07.asp Extra Buses from Metro Transit]
* [http://govpubs.lib.umn.edu University of Minnesota Government Publications Library: Links]
* [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/08/20070802-2.html President Bush's Remarks]
** [http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6822883,00.html White House Spokesperson Tony Snow's comment]: ``This doesn't mean there was a risk of failure, but if an inspection report identifies deficiencies, the state is responsible for taking corrective actions.''
* [http://media.startribune.com/smedia/2007/08/01/21/bridges200110.source.prod_affiliate.2.pdf MNDOT Fatigue Evaluation of the Deck Truss of Bridge 9340] - 11MB, download via StarTribune
* [http://govpubs.lib.umn.edu/  University of Minnesota Collection of Government Documents Related to the I35W Bridge]

Revision as of 17:41, 7 May 2011


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  • John Weeks I-35 Bridge Profile and Pictures
  • Blog post about role of wikis such as the 35W one in disaster and terrorism. You can also go to this site for a variety of other tips on how to use your personal communication devices to gather and share info in a disaster.

Community Responses

  • Community Interfaith Prayer Service Sunday, August 5 at 7 p.m.
    • Let us be united in prayers of healing and hope for families, rescue workers, and the community affected by the 35W bridge tragedy
    • Hosted By: St. Mark’s Cathedral - 519 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis
    • Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council, Minnesota Council of Churches and others
  • Jewish Community Response to I-35W Bridge Collapse
    • Temple Israel will be hosting an inter-faith community service of healing Thursday (8/2) at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. We will come together as a community in loving memory of the victims and to provide comfort and support to family members, survivors, rescue workers, and public officials. Temple Israel is located at 2324 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405 (map). Questions Contact: 612-377-8680
    • Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) has announced that free crisis intervention counseling is available through the agency for any victims, responders or families impacted by the devastating bridge collapse in Minneapolis. JFCS has a staff of fully qualified counselors and they are prepared to assist anyone who feels they need additional emotional or psychological support at this time. To access free crisis counseling, call JFCS at 952-546-0616 and ask to speak to Intake and Information Services.

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