- Associated Press - Friday, January 25, 2019

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit officials say crews have removed the remnants of the collapsed pedestrian bridge that once was part of a Packard auto assembly plant.

The city said in a statement late Friday afternoon that the boulevard where the rubble had been has reopened. Crews had been working since the Wednesday collapse to separate the remaining parts of the bridge from adjacent buildings and remove debris.

No injuries were reported.

The city adds samples of the material were tested for asbestos and none was detected.

The bridge was erected in 1939. It had been off-limits to tour groups in recent years because of concerns about its structural integrity.



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