Roundup of Minneapolis bridge collapse interactive coverage

st. petersburg times bridge graphicBelow is a roundup of links to interesting infographics, maps, databases and other types of interactive coverage of the Minneapolis bridge collapse. Also, IRE has an excellent set of bridge-related resources.

(NOTE: I’ve updated the list a few times with more links from people who’ve written in; many thanks.)

New York Times
Interactive graphic with step-by-step look at how the collapse occurred

Map of the collapse site and a historical look at other major bridge collapses

Washington Post
Interactive graphic analyzing each portion of the destruction

St. Paul Pioneer Press
Community-contributed photos | Audio slideshow

Miami Herald
Interactive mashup map of South Florida bridges in poor condition

Palm Beach Post
Searchable database of Florida bridges

Cleveland Plain-Dealer
Interactive map of state showing deficient bridges by county | Searchable database of all Ohio bridges | Interactive state-by-state map of U.S. showing deficient bridges

Des Moines Register
Searchable database of Iowa bridges

Orlando Sentinel
Interactive mashup map of Central Florida bridges in poor condition

The Oregonian
Interactive mashup map of structurally deficient bridges in Oregon

St. Petersburg Times
Flash graphic with map, statistics and bridge construction graphics

Interactive Flash map of state-by-state deficient bridge tallies

Community-edited article about the bridge
Guest book for Minneapolis bridge victims

Florida Today
GIS-based map of all Brevard County bridges

By Danny Sanchez on August 3, 2007 · Posted in Flash, maps, newspaper design, web design

5 Comments | Post Comment

Mindy McAdams says:

Wow, that Miami Herald graphic is a really nice use of Google Maps! I like it!

Posted on August 3rd, 2007

Pioneer Press says:

we have loads more multimedia online at and

Posted on August 3rd, 2007

Charles Apple says:

Nice list, Danny. Thanks!

Posted on August 3rd, 2007

GeoJournalistik » Masser af interaktive kort i amerikanske medier says:

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Posted on January 4th, 2008

Friday 8-3 links | News Videographer says:

[…] Danny Sanchez has a good compilation of all the interactive graphics of the bridge collapse. […]

Posted on July 1st, 2008