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Bridge Failure Database

Hindenburg bridge in Cologne (Rhein River)

Year 1945
Type Road
Country Germany (55)
Cause Human error
Details Collapse during refurbishment
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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