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    :: Thursday, October 23, 2003 ::

    Bypass overpass rises again By JOSHUA WOLFSON
    In the days following the collapse, Caltrans officials said the investigation would be coordinated by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The incident was reported to Cal OSHA, but the agency did not pursue it, said Dean Fryer, Cal OSHA spokesman.

    'We never did anything on this because there were not employee injuries,' he said.

    Extraordinary Circumstances Led To Mississippi Overpass Collapse
    All the normal construction practices were followed in this project, said Kenny Gunn, project manager for Harper Construction, the prime contractor on the project.

    "This was just an accident. It was not supposed to happen,'' he said.

    Gunn said for now the company has no plans to do anything differently.

    "You don't want to deviate too much from the normal construction practices,'' he said. "These practices have been proven time and time again.
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