Progressive Collapse

Once upon a Time in Italy: The Tale of the Morandi Bridge

Once upon a Time in Italy: The Tale of the Morandi Bridge

On 14 August 2018 at 11:35 AM, a relevant portion (about 243 m) of the viaduct over the Polcevera river in Genoa collapsed, killing 43 people. The bridge was designed in the early 1960s by Riccardo Morandi, a well-known Italian engineer, and opened to the public in...

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