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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge near Charleston, South Carolina (Cooper River)

Year 1965
Type Rail
Country United States (108)
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Scour, pier failure
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse no
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent North America
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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