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Bridge Failure Database

Motorway composite bridge near Kaiserslautern

Year 1954
Type Road
Country Germany (55)
Cause Limited knowledge
Details Insufficient stiffness of top members about weak axis
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase construction
Period 1941-1990
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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