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Two construction workers were taken to a hospital after the pier partially collapsed. (CNN) Several people were rescued from Elliott Bay in Seattle after Pier 58 collapsed, according to tweets from the city's police and fire departments.What happened to the pier at Seattle Aquarium?
Pier 58, the structure supporting a park between the Seattle Aquarium and a ferris wheel, gave way Sunday about a month after officials discovered it had moved inches away from the land. City officials say seven workers were on the pier wearing flotation devices when it began to collapse.What is the history of Pier 58?
Pier 58 is a public park built in 1974, owned by Seattle Parks and Recreation. Pier 58 is an aging piece of infrastructure long slated for a significant overhaul and its replacement was already planned and funded as part of the City’s Waterfront Seattle Program.How many people were working on the pier when it collapsed?
The monitoring system alerted crews to the structural collapse during today’s events. Seven people were working on the pier when the collapse occurred.