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Bridge Failure Database

Shannon Hills Drive Bridge, Arkansas

Year 2004
Type Road
Country United States (108)
Cause Overloading
Details Road crews were using a crane to add a pedestrian crossing on the bridge. When they finished, they drove the crane across the bridge; it collapsed from the weight from the crane.
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent North America
Reference http://www.katv.com/news/stories/0404/141620.html

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