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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge close to Almunecar (Southern Spain)

Year 2005
Type Road
Country Spain
Cause Design error
Details The collapse of three of the bridges' pillars caused a 60 m section of the bridge to fall from a height of 80 m onto workers below.
Fatalities 6
Injuries 3
Collapse partial
Phase construction
Period 1991-2009
Continent Europe
Reference http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=1289121

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