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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge linking the townships of Tame and Saravena in Arauca department (Banadia River)

Year 2004
Type Road
Country Colombia
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Flooding. The bridge was closed to traffic weeks ago because the rainy season had swollen the river to dangerous levels, but people were still allowed to cross it on foot.
Fatalities 2
Injuries 12
Collapse complete
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent South America
Reference http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1549705,00.html

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