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Bridge Failure Database

Yuncun Bridge in Changzhou (Jiangsu Province)

Year 2007
Type Road
Country China (6)
Cause Overloading
Details Overloaded lorry (estimated over 100 tons) passes over bridge with legal limit of 20 tons
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent Asia
Reference http://www.taipeisoir.com/ARCHIVES/2007/05/15/Effondrement_de_ponts_en_serie_en_Chine_.php

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