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Why Bridges Collapse

Season 46 Episode 18
Why Bridges Collapse

About the Episode

In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, tragically killing 43 people. For 50 years, the iconic bridge had withstood the elements—and stress from ever-increasing traffic. What went wrong that fateful day? And how can new engineering technology protect bridge infrastructure to prevent such tragic failures in the future?

Aired: 10/15/19 | Expires: 04/09/24 | Runtime: 53m 17s
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