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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge over motorway in Concord, North Carolina

Year 2000
Type Foot
Country United States (108)
Cause Overloading
Details Bridge snapped in half as tens of thousands of people left a motor speedway event on Saturday evening and were crossing over it
Fatalities 0
Injuries 107
Collapse complete
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent North America
References http://www.basedn.freeserve.co.uk/bridge.htm
CEDERQUIST S. C. , Motor speedway bridge collapse caused by corrosion, Materials Performance, Vol. 39, No. 7, 2000, pp. 18-19

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