35W bridge proposal choice
The news focus is different between the Minnesota Department of Transportation news release and the Star Tribune's report announcing the winner.
Both give the specifics on the company and the time line laid out to complete the project. But the focus in the release from Mn/DOT quickly moves to quotes from high ranking officials of Flatiron-Manson and FIGG Bridge Engineers, Inc., both companies that will be working on the new project and what they will be attempting to accomplish with their design.
The Star Tribune provides a picture and description of the proposed design, which plans to honor the tragedy of the collapse and keep aesthetics of the surrounding area in mind. The article also gives some information on the companies and designs that did not win the bid and the criteria that played into the decision. Some had bitter feelings about Flatiron-Manson and FIGG being chosen.