Latest Bridge collapses News

2 dead as French bridge collapse sends vehicles into river

Nov. 18, 2019 2:32 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A 15-year-old girl and a truck driver died Monday when a road bridge collapsed in rural southwest France, dumping several vehicles into a river and prompting nationwide questions about bridge safety. Bystanders were able to rescue the girl’s mother after her car fell into the Tarn River...

NTSB: Oversight could have prevented Miami bridge collapse

Nov. 12, 2019 6:54 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami university bridge that collapsed and killed six people while under construction had basic flaws that should have been caught before it was built, federal officials said Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board also faulted the firms involved in the project and Florida...

Miami bridge fall blamed on design, lack of oversight

Oct. 22, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami university bridge that collapsed and killed six people last year showed significant design errors and should have been more carefully monitored by the state government because of the project's complexity, federal officials said Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board members...

Bridge collapse traps vehicles in China, killing 3 people

Oct. 11, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Three people have been killed and two injured in the collapse of bridge in eastern China. An overloaded truck reportedly caused the bridge in Jiangsu province to buckle on Thursday night. State broadcaster CCTV said the truck was carrying 187 tons of goods on a span where the maximum allowed...