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Exclusive | Collapsed Italy bridge investigators find corrosion on main stay cables


Between each of the cable stayed spans there was a short suspended span which appears to be half jointed. There was a similar short suspended span between the collapsed cable stayed span and the approach viaduct. In the video across the rooftop (in heavy rain) that shows the mast collapsing it appears that this suspended span had already dropped before the mast collapsed. It could have been a half joint failure that initiated a progressive collapse.

Posted date

17 August, 2018

Posted time

7:30 pm