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Bridge Failure Database

Crediton Bridge, Devon

Year 1960
Type Rail
Country Great Britain (29)
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Two spans collapsed when foundations washed away by flood
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent Europe
Reference SMITH, D.W., Bridge failures, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Part 1, Vol. 60, 1976, pp. 367-382.

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