Maryland governor holds press convention following Baltimore bridge collapse | EUROtoday

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Watch dwell as Maryland officers maintain a press convention following the collapse of the Key Bridge in Baltimore.

Maryland Governor Wes Moore, US Senator Chris Van Hollen, Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott, and US Coast Guard officers will present an replace on the joint efforts underway after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Tuesday, 26 March.

Cranes have arrived to assist clear the wreckage, which officers say is a necessary step earlier than restoration efforts to search out the lacking building employees.

One of the cranes, the Chesapeake 1000, is able to lifting 1,000 tonnes — however the bridge is estimated to weigh round three or 4 occasions that, so it’ll should be minimize into sections, Maryland governor Wes Moore mentioned.

Divers have recovered two our bodies of the lacking building employees, who had been repairing the bridge on the time of the collision. The remaining 4 victims are believed to be trapped beneath the water.

President Joe Biden mentioned on Friday, 29 March, that he’ll go to Baltimore subsequent week. He additionally introduced he has accredited $60m in preliminary help to rebuild the bridge.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/maryland-governor-baltimore-bridge-collapse-b2521059.html