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Bridge Failure Database

Showa Bridge

Year 1964
Type Road
Country Japan (7)
Cause Natural hazard (Earthquake)
Details 7.5 Niigata Earthquake, movement of the pier foundations
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent Asia
Reference http://cee.uiuc.edu/sstl/education/liquefaction/SHOWA.html

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