I-95 Overpass in Philadelphia. How Did It Fail?

Firefighters put out the fire that collapsed the Cottman Avenue overpass on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia.

At 6:22 AM Sunday June 11, 2023, smoke was reported on a fire dispatch. Thick dark smoke was spotted on both sides of I-95, a major artery that stretches from Maine to Miami used by 160,000 vehicles a day, according to PennDoT. The source of the fire was a tanker truck with 8,500 gallons of 87 octane fuel, say fire and city officials reported Sharie William, news anchor at the local ABC…
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