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Bridge Failures

See also: List of bridge failures

The failure of bridges is of special concern for structural engineers in trying to learn lessons vital to bridge design, construction and maintenance. The failure of bridges first assumed national interest during the Victorian era when many new designs were being built, often using new materials.

In the United States, the National Bridge Inventory tracks the structural evaluations of all bridges, including designations such as "structurally deficient" and "functionally obsolete".

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List Of Bridge Failures - Bridge Failures
... This is a list of bridge failures including failures during construction ... Bridge Location Country Date Construction type, use of bridge Reason Number death/injuries Damage Comments Stirling Bridge Stirling Scotland 01297-09-01 September 1297 ... Rialto Bridge Venice Venetian Republic 01444-01-011444 Wooden structure with central drawbridge ...

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