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Repairs To I-495 Bridge On Schedule…So Far

Repairs to the Interstate 495 bridge in New Castle County are moving along, though there’s no indication the span across the Christina River will open any sooner than expected.

06/25/2014

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center In Delaware Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Authorities evacuated three administrative buildings at the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Delaware after a bomb threat on the grounds.

06/23/2014

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Dirt Pile Blamed For Damage To Interstate 495 Bridge In Delaware

Federal officials, in a letter to DelDOT, say the bridge appears to be well maintained and inspected and the state couldn’t have predicted all that dirt would cause the bridge to tilt.

06/18/2014

Chopper 3 over the scene of a fire and building collapse in Wilmington, Delaware on June 16, 2014. (credit: Chopper 3)

Authorities Identify Victim Killed In Wilmington Fire, Building Collapse

Authorities have identified the male victim of Monday night’s house fire and building collapse in Wilmington, Delaware.

06/18/2014

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Investigators Look For Cause Of Deadly Fire, Building Collapse In Wilmington

Investigators spent Tuesday sifting through rubble on Bird Street in Wilmington looking for the cause of a fire and building collapse that killed one person and send two others to the hospital.

06/17/2014

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Fire, Building Collapse In Wilmington

The fire was reported shortly before 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Maryland Avenue.

06/16/2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx insists this is at the top of his agency’s to-do list. (credit: David Madden/KYW)

U.S. Transportation Secretary Get Closer Look At I-495 Bridge In Wilmington

Progress is being made at the bridge site with crews working around the clock on 12-hour shifts. New equipment arrived on site Friday, and DelDOT says crews have hit the ground running.

06/13/2014

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Wilmington Businessman Claims He Called 9-1-1 About Bridge More Than A Month Before Closure

Officials in Delaware are still monitoring the I-495 bridge over the Christina River. They closed it last week because of support columns that shifted, causing safety concerns.

06/09/2014

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (pictured right, in suit) gets briefed on the status of the I-495 bridge. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Senator Coons Briefed On Repairs To I-495 Bridge

Delaware US Senator Chris Coons touring the site around the I-495 bridge, says $2-million in initial emergency federal funds have been made available.

06/06/2014

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DelDOT Continues To Search For Cause Of Tilting I-495 Bridge

Eyewitness News reporter Jan Carabeo was able to speak with the engineering consulting company that tipped DelDOT off to this problem in the first place.

06/05/2014

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Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Blaze In Wilmington

The fire broke out just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday in a structure at 622 North Harrison Street.

06/04/2014

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Officials: Mountain Of Dirt Suspected In Del. Bridge Closure

State transportation officials said Wednesday that they believe a contractor is responsible for dumping a massive mound of dirt suspected of shifting the ground underneath an interstate highway bridge and forcing its closure.

06/04/2014

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Wilmington Officials Provide Detours After I-495 Bridge Closure

DelDOT closed the bridge at 6 p.m. Monday because an inspection showed four of the 37 support columns are tilted as much as four percent out of vertical alignment.

06/04/2014

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No Quick Fixes For I-495 Bridge In Wilmington As Investigation Continues

Engineers are only in the early stages of this investigation. The findings presented today are preliminary.

06/03/2014

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Authorities Investigate Suspicious Package After Plastic Bottles Depressurize In Delaware Stadium

Authorities are investigating after a suspicious package was found in a parking lot in Wilmington.

05/28/2014

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