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Coast Guard warns Florida bridge at “risk of an imminent collapse”

Bridge lit up at nighttime

PortandTerminal.com, June 17, 2020 STUART, FL – The Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart, Florida, is “at risk of an imminent collapse,” the Coast Guard has warned this morning. All vessels have been instructed to keep clear of the bridge until further notice. The Roosevelt Bridge was built 24 years ago and spans the St. Lucie River. #BREAKING the @USCG has established …

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Screen Grab of bridge collapse flood

PortandTerminal.com, June 12, 2020 JAKARTA, INDONESIA – This is the terrifying moment a bridge was washed away by a river that burst its banks after heavy rain. The powerful current battered the wooden Molintogupo Bridge, in Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia, Thursday (June 11). Residents were heard screaming watching the bridge destroyed by the flood on the Bone River. …

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Crumbling Infrastructure: Another bridge collapses in Italy

Collapsed bridge over a river

PortandTerminal.com, April 8, 2020 FLORENCE, ITALY – As if Italy doesn’t have enough trouble right now keeping badly needed supplies moving through the country. A bridge on a normally busy provincial road in northern Italy collapsed on Wednesday and one truck driver was injured, a spokesman for the fire brigade said. Fortunately, thanks to the national lockdown due to coronavirus …

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Bridge collapses in Italy 15 months after deadly Genoa bridge disaster

PortandTerminal.com, November 24, 2019 Italy suffers its second road bridge collapse in 15 months in the northwest region of Liguria, raising major questions about the safety of the country’s ageing infrastructure SAVONA, ITALY – A 100 foot (30m) section of highway along a viaduct near the flooded coastal city of Savona collapsed on Sunday. In an aerial video taken by …

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VIDEO: Terrifying bridge collapses plummeting oil tanker into fishing boats

PortandTerminal.com, October 1, 2019 A 140-meter (459-foot) bridge has collapsed in northeast Taiwan, sending an oil tanker into the water and killing at least two people in fishing boats below. TAIPEI, TAIWAN – A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed Tuesday, sending a oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below and bursting into …

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The Morandi Bridge resurrection

PortandTerminal.com, June 28, 2019 The Morandi Bridge, an important access route to the Port of Genoa, Italy, was blown up today, a year after its partial collapse last year killed 43 people. The awarded architect Renzo Piano will build its replacement. Genoa, Italy – Explosives tore down two towers of the Morandi bridge last week as cannons shot water over the 20,000 …

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