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MEDIA ADVISORY: FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Subject of Board Meeting
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 MEDIA ADVISORY: FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Subject of Board Meeting

WASHINGTON (Sept. 12, 2019) — The National Transportation Safety Board announced Thursday its intention to hold a public board meeting Oct. 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m., to determine the probable cause of the March 15, 2018, FIU pedestrian bridge collapse.

Six people died and ten others were injured when the 174-foot span of the FIU pedestrian bridge collapsed onto SW 8th Street in Miami. The bridge was under construction at the time of the accident.

Photo of Investigator-in-Charge Robert Accetta (left) briefs NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt on the status of the investigation. 

(In this photo taken March 16, 2018, Investigator-in-Charge Robert Accetta (left) briefs NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt on the status of the investigation into the March 15, 2018, collapse of the FIU pedestrian bridge. NTSB Photo by Chris O’Neil)

Previously released information about the accident investigation is available online at https://go.usa.gov/xVRrv.

WHO:
NTSB investigative staff and board members.

WHAT:
An open to the public board meeting.

WHERE:
NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center, 410 10th St., SW Washington, DC.

WHEN:
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

HOW:
Media covering the meeting in person are asked to be in place no later than 9:15 a.m. on the day of the event. The public meeting will also be webcast. A link for the webcast will be available at http://ntsb.windrosemedia.com shortly before the start of the meeting.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Phone Number
(202) 314-6100
 

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