|May 12, 2011|
Piece of World Trade Center I-beam to arrive in Billings on Sunday
MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — A piece of I-beam that was recovered from the World Trade Center site after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and given to Montana State University Billings will be arriving in Billings on Sunday.
The piece will be incorporated into a memorial to honor those who died and responded to the 9/11. It will be built this summer at the MSU Billings College of Technology, 3803 Central Ave. The commemorative site — believed to be the first in Montana and few west of the Mississippi River — is to be dedicated on Sept. 11, 2011.
Gary Edwards, fire science instructor at the MSU Billings COT, picked up the piece of steel I-beam this week and is on his way back to Billings. He and the steel will be back in town Sunday.
Here are some details for your planning purposes and potential news coverage:
Photos of the steel and a map showing where police, fire and Patriot Guard will arrive at the COT on Sunday.
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