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26/05/2002 I-40 bridge disaster

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Webbers Falls 10th Anniversary

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Webbers Falls 10 years ago bridge collapse

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Marking 10 years: I-40 bridge collapse

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I-40 Bridge Collapse Forensic Investigation

Joe Dedmon, captain of the towboat Robert Y. Love, experienced a fainting spell and lost control of the tow. This, in turn, caused the barges he was controlling to collide with a bridge pier. The result was a 580-foot section of the Interstate 40 bridge plunging into Robert S. Kerr Reservoir on the Arkansas River.
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