Tag : Collapses
Bridge designs by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano have been selected to replace the Polcevera viaduct which collapsed and killed 43 people in August.
Sixty-six road bridges in Spain have “serious safety problems”, according to a government survey leaked to Spanish newspaper El Pais.
Testing begins on collapsed Italy bridge debrisSubscription
Testing has begun on debris collected from the site of the Polcevera Viaduct to determine what caused the fatal collapse.
Materials from the site of the collapsed Florida bridge were destroyed in the aftermath of the tragedy which killed six people, it has been revealed.
Risk of collapse delays New York bridge openingSubscription
The opening of a $4bn (£3.1bn) New York span bridge has been delayed due to concerns that its predecessor could collapse.
Authorities in Kolkata, India, are expected to launch an urgent review of the city’s ageing infrastructure following the collapse of the Majerhat Bridge on Tuesday, which left one dead and 19 injured.
An Italian engineer investigating the collapse of the Polcevera viaduct has told New Civil Engineer about his early hypotheses into why the bridge may have collapsed, ruling out a previously-mooted theory.
A “Marshall plan” costing “tens of billions of Euros” is needed to bring the tens of thousands of bridges across Italy that have exceeded their design life up to standard, a leading Italian research body has demanded.
No bridges on the UK’s strategic road network bear similarities to that of the collapsed structure in Italy, Highways England (HE) has said.
The owner and operator of the Polcevera viaduct was actively tendering for €20M (£17.9M) of structural retrofitting at the time of its collapse, as a stop gap while a complete upgrade of the major road network around Genoa was worked up.