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Bridge Failure Database

Prestressed concrete bridge Cannavino, cantilevered construction

Year 1972
Type Road
Country Italy (9)
Cause Natural hazard (Temperature)
Details Temperature gradient accumulates all deformations in one crack (not adherent prestress)
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Phase construction
Period 1941-1990
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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