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Bridge Failure Database

All the bridges in the town of Bremen (Weser River)

Year 1947
Country Germany (55)
Cause Natural hazard (Flooding)
Details Flooding + floating ice + ships lead to collapse of all the bridges
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse complete
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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