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The Mianus Bridge tragedy: PIX11 revisits 1983 collapse that killed 3 in Connecticut

Posted at 3:39 PM, May 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-28 12:09:12-04

On June 28, 1983,  a portion of the Mianus Bridge in Greenwich, Conn., collapsed, killing three people and injuring three others.

The collapse damaged a key portion of infrastructure along Interstate 95 and raised troubling questions about bridge safety. Since then, bridge collapses have happened again, most recently on Thursday in Washington state.

Revisit WPIX’s original coverage of the Mianus tragedy, and read more about the incident HERE.

From 6/28/83: Mianus Bridge collapses in Connecticut; several die