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Bridge Failure Database

Lee Roy Selmon Expressway, Tampa Bay, Florida

Year 2004
Type Road
Country United States (108)
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Sinkhole developed under a concrete pier causing the bridge to drop 4.5 m, and the elevated roadway being built on top of it sagged, causing the bridge to buckle and collapse.
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase construction
Period 1991-2009
Continent North America
Reference http://news.tbo.com/news/MGAU1Q0J0TD.html

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