The USA’s NTSB has said that a decision to store combustible materials under a bridge in Atlanta was a contributory factor in the structure’s collapse following a fire.
The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has given details of the components it is focusing on in its investigation of last week’s fatal collapse of a bridge in Florida.
The cause of last week's collapse of a newly installed bridge in Florida is being investigated but meanwhile several of the organisations involved have issued statements.
A US company has been charged with 'wilfully committing' a safety violation that resulted in an employee’s death on a bridge refurbishment site.
Fatalities have been reported from the collapse of a bridge that was installed only a few days ago at Florida International University
Preliminary report points towards lack of reinforcement in Chirajara Bridge tower cross-beam
Colombia’s civil defence authority and relief agencies are carrying out search and rescue operations to find any people still missing after the collapse of a major bridge under construction.
Prague seeks provisional crossing to replace unusual footbridge that collapsed unexpectedly, injuring four people, two seriously.
The inquiry into the fatal collapse of a bridge in South Africa has been postponed to July 2018 following production of a new report.
The inquiry into the M1 Grayston Bridge collapse in South Africa is resuming after being postponed.
The findings have been published of an investigation carried out into last month’s collapse of the Geldenhuys Pedestrian Bridge.
Several people narrowly escaped death when a pedestrian bridge fell onto a South African highway yesterday.
A section of a viaduct being built in Singapore has collapsed, killing one worker and injuring 10 others.
An independent team has completed its investigation into a recent fatal accident in which workers on a bridge project in Hong Kong fell into the sea.
A US contractor has been fined US$189,000 following a fall that resulted in multiple injuries to two workers on the Ross Island Bridge project in Portland, Oregon.
Design shortcomings and a lack of appreciation of the risks of taking cores close to a water main are among factors blamed for last year’s partial collapse of a bridge onto a railway line in Leicestershire, England.
With no standards for fire protection of bridges in existence, how can engineers and transport authorities confidently address the potential risk of events such as the recent bridge fire in Atlanta? Jose Maria Sanchez de Muniain reports on efforts to address this
It has taken just six weeks to rebuild a US highway bridge whose destruction by fire has caused widespread traffic disruption in the city of Atlanta.
Researchers from US universities have carried out an analysis into the factors behind bridge collapses.
Demolition has begun of a bridge that burnt down a few days ago on a major highway in the US state of Georgia.
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