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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge in Taichung region

Year 2008
Type Road
Country Taiwan
Cause Natural hazard (Hurricane)
Details Typhoon. Violent winds and heavy rain led to bridge collapse.
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1991-2009
Continent Asia
Reference http://www.lexpress.fr/actualite/depeches/infojour/reuters.asp?id=79043

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