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Bridge Failure Database

Cable suspension bridge Roche Bernard near Geneva

Year 1852
Type Road
Country Switzerland (12)
Cause Natural hazard (Storm)
Details Storm, not enough stiffeners
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Phase in service
Period before 1900
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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