Tag : Collapses
No detailed technical investigation of the Polcevera Viaduct – also known as the Morandi bridge – can begin until the search and recovery operation is complete. Investigators will be hunting for clues to how such a vital structure on a major motorway could collapse so suddenly, sending at least 39 road users tumbling to their deaths 45m below. Already a number of theories are circulating – but until a thorough investigation is completed, it is only possible to speculate.
New Civil Engineer exclusively reveals a 1960s report detailing the construction methods and designs behind the collapsed Morandi bridge in Genoa.
The Laos government has suspended its ambitious hydropower project, following last month’s dam collapse which killed at least 39 people.
Dozens feared dead in Italy motorway bridge collapseVideoSubscription
Dozens of people are dead after a major motorway bridge in Italy collapsed.
Rescue effort underway after Laos dam collapseSubscription
Hundreds of people are missing and many are feared dead after a hydropower dam collapsed in Laos.
The row over a collapsed tunnel at the Glendoe hydro-electric plant in Scotland will move to the Supreme Court after the contractor appealed a court order to pay £107M in compensation.
Video | Bridge collapses after flooding in CubaVideoSubscription
This is the moment two people narrowly escaped death as severe flooding swept away a bridge in Cuba.
Eric Wright wins Cumbria bridge rebuild Subscription
Eric Wright Civil Engineering will design a new bridge to go over the river Eamont in Pooley Bridge.
Brazil tower block collapse kills at least oneSubscription
A 26-storey tower block has collapsed in Brazil, killing at least one person inside.
Construction defects were found in 19 Edinburgh City Council buildings during investigations following the collapse of a 9t wall at a primary school, a report by Scotland’s public spending watchdog said.