finished repairs on an interstate bridge near Webbers Falls, OK,
where 14 people fell to their deaths after it was hit by a towboat
in May, AP reports. Traffic was to resume July 29 over the bridge.
were to be remembered upon the bridge reopening, said Webbers
Falls Mayor Jewell Horne. Cars and trucks plunged into the Arkansas
River on May 26 after a towboat pushing two barges slammed into
the bridge along Interstate 40, collapsing part of it. Since then,
as many as 17,000 cars and trucks have been rerouted each day
through Webbers Falls and other nearby towns as construction crews
worked around the clock to repair the collapsed span.