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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge over the River Nyong

Year 2007
Type Road
Country Cameroon
Cause Overloading
Details Heavy truck drives over bridge despite load restriction. Old colonial bridge collapses under its weight.
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse complete
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent Africa
Reference http://fr.allafrica.com/stories/200701030976.html

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