Bridge victims will get more relief
The amount of financial relief victims of the I-35W bridge collapse will be allowed to claim has been doubled from $10,000 to $20,000, the Star Tribune reports.
That money will come from a $1 million fund set aside last year for victims who have lost income because of the disaster.
The government decided to double the amount because more than $900,000 is still left in the fund.
Legislators will meet next week to start making a more permanent financial plan for the victims. 13 died and 145 were injured in last August's bridge collapse.