Bridge collapse

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by KerryS, May 23, 2013.

  1. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

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    The I5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed!!! Cars in the water. Every available aid unit from Snohomish County to Whatcom County are being called in to help. This is wild.

    I just drove over the bridge a few hours ago. My wife was on the other bridge between Burlington and Mt. Vernon when it happened.
     
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  2. sroffe

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    I just saw that on King5 web site. This is very sad and bad. What a horrible thing to see.
     
  3. WonkyWapiti

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    I'm watching the news right now, amazing.
     
  4. Ian Broadie

    Ian Broadie Flyfishing is so "Metal"

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    Amazing and terrifying
     
  5. Jim Speaker

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    Prayers for the people in the cars. Awful. :(
     
  6. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Time to invest in America's infrastructure. This is what happens when Republicans continue to block Obama's efforts to improve our infrastructure and put American's to work!!!!! :mad:
     
  7. KerryS

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    Are you fucking kidding me?! You asshole. There are people likely trapped in the water, some perhaps killed and all you can think about is turning this into some dumb ass political statement, fucking asshole!
     
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    This is no time for lame ass political statements. Seriously. As Kerry said, you gotta be f'ing kidding me. BOOOO!!!!
     
  9. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    What makes you think I don't care about the people that may have been injured or trapped. It's not a dumb ass political statement, it's the truth. Dickh___d.
     
  10. wlai

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    Truly awful. There will be enough blame to go around, but a lot of our freeway is decades old and it'll cost a pretty penny to fix them up.

    Silver lining is that if this happens 24hr later during Memorial Day weekend, likely a lot more people would be injured.
     
  11. KerryS

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    You are an asshole, period.
     
  12. Nick Clayton

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    Horrifying. I can't even imagine
     
  13. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Sweet.
     
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  14. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    I pray that everyone is ok. Kerry, I am so glad that neither of you were on the bridge at the time!
     
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  15. Scott Salzer

    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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    I'm with Freestone on this one. Prayers out to all.

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