Port of Baltimore shipping channel fully reopens following Key Bridge collapse

Port of Baltimore shipping channel fully reopens following Key Bridge collapse


The shipping channel in the Port of Baltimore fully reopened Monday, months after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed when it was struck by a shipping vessel. 

The 700-foot-wide and 50-foot-deep channel reopened for commercial use after being closed for more than 11 weeks. In March, the Dali, a 213 million-pound shipping vessel, experienced a power outage and crashed into the bridge, killing six construction workers who were on the bridge at the time and leaving debris in the water. 

The collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge lay on top of the container ship Dali, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

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