Failures and accidents
Investigation identifies factors behind structural failure of Scottish viaduct
Deferral of a scheme to provide scour protection, lapses in monitoring and a loss of corporate knowledge are among shortcomings identified by an investigation into last year's structural failure of the Lamington Viaduct in Scotland.
Ontario issues update on Nipigon River Bridge investigation
The Ministry of Transportation in Ontario, Canada, has said that the temporary repair to the new Nipigon River Bridge continues to function as expected but that it does not yet have the full answer about why bolts had failed on the new structure.