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Bridge Failure Database

Cornelius Bridge in Munich (Isar River)

Year 1902
Country Germany (55)
Cause Design error
Details Scaffolding collapses under weight of fresh concrete
Fatalities 2
Injuries 35
Collapse complete
Phase construction
Period 1900-1940
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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