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Bridge Failure Database

Two U-section bridges south of Le Mars, Iowa (Floyd River)

Year 1941
Type Road
Country United States (108)
Cause Human error
Details Fire due to collision of two vehicles
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent North America
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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