The president of the USA Joe Biden will visit Baltimore on Friday, 10 days after the bridge collapsed due to a cargo ship collision, the White House spokeswoman announced today Karin Jean-Pierre.

The metal Francis Bridge Scott Key collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday, killing six workers, when a huge container ship slammed into one of the support piers. Most of the debris fell on Patapsco Riverpreventing the passage of ships.

During his visit to the disaster site, President Biden will hold talks with Maryland Gov. Wes Moore and other state officials, Karin Jean-Pierre said. “As the president said, a few hours after the collapse (of the bridge), the government will stand by its residents Baltimore“, write down.

His representative White House he added that the Biden administration is working with Congress to ensure that the cost of rebuilding the bridge will be covered by federal funds.