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Company receives subcontract despite link to bridge collapse

A company under investigation for its role the Minneapolis bridge collapse has received a substantial subcontract as part of the reconstruction project, reports Brian Bakst of the Associated Press. "Progressive Contractors Inc. will make nearly $3.6 million for paving and barrier work on the Mississippi River bridge project, according to records reviewed by the Associated Press." Federal investigators have suggested that heavy construction materials placed on the bridge by PCI likely contributed to the collapse of the bridge.

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