The USA’s NTSB has said that a decision to store combustible materials under a bridge in Atlanta was a contributory factor in the structure’s collapse following a fire.
The USA’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has given details of the components it is focusing on in its investigation of last week’s fatal collapse of a bridge in Florida.
The cause of last week's collapse of a newly installed bridge in Florida is being investigated but meanwhile several of the organisations involved have issued statements.
The inquiry into the fatal collapse of a bridge in South Africa has been postponed to July 2018 following production of a new report.
The inquiry into the M1 Grayston Bridge collapse in South Africa is resuming after being postponed.
Design shortcomings and a lack of appreciation of the risks of taking cores close to a water main are among factors blamed for last year’s partial collapse of a bridge onto a railway line in Leicestershire, England.
Hearings postponed again due to 'technical challenges'
The primary factor which caused the fracture of a truss element on the Delaware River Bridge has been identified, as the structure was reopened to traffic
Crews have been working to jack the damaged deck of the Delaware River bridge in the USA back into place.
Emergency repair contracts with a total value of more than US$9 million have been ratified to safeguard the Delaware River Turnpike Bridge in the USA.
A major bridge which connects Pennsylvania with New Jersey over the Delaware River will remain closed indefinitely while engineers develop a plan to stabilise the bridge after last week’s discovery of a fracture in a major truss member.
The UK's Rail Accident Investigation Board has announced that it is to investigate the partial collapse of a bridge over live rail lines at Barrow on Soar in the UK.
Five cases of material falling from bridges have been highlighted in the latest Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety newsletter, in a timely reminder of the danger of hidden defects on bridges.
The inquiry into the collapse of temporary works on the M1/Grayston Drive pedestrian and cyclist bridge construction project in Johannesburg, South Africa is expected to resume today (Thursday) and continue for seven successive days until 15 July.
Norwegian highways authority Statens Vegvesen has temporarily closed three timber bridges as a precaution after identifying the cause of the collapse of a new bridge in Sjoa on 17 February.
The Forth Road Bridge in Scotland reopened to heavy goods vehicles at the weekend after complex repair works were completed and monitoring showed the load-bearing capacity of the structure had been restored.
The primary temporary repair system has now been installed and tested at the Nipigon River Bridge.
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