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Bridge Failure Database

Steel Bridge in Studenka (over railway line)

Year 2008
Type Road
Country Czech Republic
Cause Design error
Details Bridge in reconstruction collapsed due to insufficient structure supporting the bridge superstructure. Train hit the collapsed bridge with a speed of 90 km/h.
Fatalities 7
Injuries 67
Collapse complete
Phase construction
Period 1991-2009
Continent Europe
References http://www.radio.cz/fr/article/107080

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