One entire span of the Minneapolis 35W freeway bridge has collapsed into the Mississippi. WCCO-TV is carrying live streaming video.
We have so many friends and readers in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Could you please let the rest of us know how you are? Minn-StF has a check-in site.
More: Elise Matthesen says that cellphone service in the Twin Cities appears to be scrod—not surprisingly, since the bridge carried a lot of telecommunications infrastructure, and everyone’s simultaneously trying to phone their friends and relatives there. She suggests you send e-mail instead.