Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department personel and other rescue units work at the scene where a pedestrian bridge collapsed a few days after it was built over southwest 8th street allowing people to bypass the busy street to reach Florida International University on March 15, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Reports indicate that there are an unknown number of fatalities as a result of the collapse, which crushed at least five cars. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Florida bridge collapse: Time-lapse video shows speedy construction

The project had been installed last weekend in a few hours. According to the description with the YouTube video showing the time-lapse,  the bridge was lifted from a temporary position, rotated 90 degrees and lowered into place.

The method of construction was intended to reduce risk to workers and pedestrians with minimal impact to traffic.

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