Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse impacts Baltimore's economy

The Guardian March 30, 2024, 01:00 PM UTC

Summary: Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge, a vital link for blue-collar workers, collapsed after a cargo ship struck it, causing shock and horror worldwide. The port, handling 50m tons of cargo annually, supports 15,000 jobs. The tragedy claimed lives of immigrant workers, prompting community support efforts. Rebuilding the 1.6-mile-long bridge will take years. Authorities closed the port indefinitely, impacting workers and businesses. The Biden administration pledged full support for reconstruction.

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