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Bridge Failure Database

3 arches Auburn bridge, California

Year 1911
Country United States (108)
Cause Design error
Details Scaffolding collapses under weight of fresh concrete
Fatalities 3
Injuries 16
Collapse complete
Phase construction
Period 1900-1940
Continent North America
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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