|Date:||August 2, 2007|
|Email From:||Edward Kussy|
|Subject:||Immediate Inspection of Deck Truss Bridges|
This message is being transmitted to you on behalf of Frederick (Bud) Wright, Executive Director.
Attached is a Technical Advisory strongly advising that State Departments of Transportation and other bridge owners to immediately re-inspect bridges that are of similar type to the I-35 Bridge in Minneapolis. We are taking this action because the cause of the bridge collapse is uncertain. Please notify appropriate officials in your State of this Advisory immediately.
Edward V.A. Kussy
Deputy Chief Counsel
Federal Highway Administration