Concrete beam plunges off bridge into Biloxi Bay

10/21/2007 | Sun Herald (Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.), The

A massive, 100-ton concrete beam plunged off of the new Biloxi-Ocean Springs bridge last week, and witnesses differ from transportation officials in their versions of the incident. In a statement, the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the beam fell into Biloxi Bay after being temporarily set on the bridge, but two people who were fishing in the bay say the beam broke in half and came down in a V shape.

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