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This is the Queen Isabella Causeway, photographed at sunset on Friday March 8, 2002.  The 2.5 mile long bridge connects South Padre Island with the mainland.  On September 15, 2001, a section of the bridge collapsed after a barge collided into the bridge.  Eight people died.  The bridge was repaired and reopened a few months later.  An estimated 150,000-175,000 spring breakers will cross the bridge to South Padre Island during the month of March each year..Star-Telegram/Khampha Bouaphanh