What delayed the 2007 Target Field ceremonial groundbreaking?

On Aug. 30, 2007, Twins officials and dignitaries broke ground for Target Field in Minneapolis. Why was the ceremony delayed four weeks? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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The original ceremony was to be held on Aug. 2, 2007, but the team pushed it back to give proper respect to the victims of the I-35W bridge collapse on Aug. 1 of that year. As for actual construction, work on the site began on May 21, with the first concrete slab was poured on December 17.

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