10K bridges similar to Pittsburgh one that collapsed should be checked for corrosion, report saysMay 18, 2023 GMT
Investigators looking into the collapse of a Pittsburgh bridge want transportation officials nationwide to examine more than 10,000 other bridges with similar construction to ensure they don't have the same kind of corrosion that was found on the bridge that collapsed.
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — First responders completed a search for victims after a bridge over a New Mexico river partially collapsed Saturday night.
Los Lunas Fire Chief John Gabaldon said two people were rescued after the Los Lunas River Bridge collapsed, KOAT-TV reported.
HELSINKI (AP) — Two dozen people, many of them schoolchildren, were injured when a temporary pedestrian bridge collapsed in the southern Finnish city of Espoo on Thursday, police and media said.
Police said the bridge crossing a construction site in Espoo’s Tapiola region collapsed mid-morning.
150 years later, Dixon bridge tragedy among nation’s worstMay 7, 2023 GMT
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Gertie Wadsworth was in the arms of her grandmother that bright day when sunshine dissolved distasteful memories of a long, brutal winter. Christan Goble held the 3 1/2-year-old girl in a crowd of more than 200 on the bridge over the Rock River.
Bridge collapse in Kashmir kills girl, injures at least 70April 14, 2023 GMT
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An overcrowded footbridge collapsed into a rocky river in Indian-controlled Kashmir while thronged with more than 100 people celebrating a festival, killing a 10-year-old girl and injuring at least 70 people, authorities said Friday.
Study of Pittsburgh bridge collapse looking at leg fracturesJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Investigators looking into the collapse of a Pittsburgh bridge nearly one year ago are looking closely at damage to the legs of the structure, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.
Bridge collapses in Mississippi; no injuries reportedDecember 31, 2022 GMT
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities are helping residents get out of a neighborhood after a bridge collapsed.
The Wilkinson County Emergency Management Agency said the Jackson Point Bridge in Woodville collapsed Thursday, when a truck driving across it fell through.
Officials probe India bridge collapse as divers comb riverNovember 2, 2022 GMT
MORBI, India (AP) — Scuba divers combed through a river in western India on Wednesday to make certain no bodies were left behind after the collapse of a newly repaired suspension bridge, as officials investigate what led to the tragedy that killed at least 135 people.
India PM visits site of bridge collapse as families mournNovember 1, 2022 GMT
MORBI, India (AP) — India’s prime minister on Tuesday visited the site in western India where a newly repaired 143-year-old suspension bridge collapsed into a river, sending hundreds plunging into the water and killing at least 135 in one of the country’s worst accidents in years.
Nine arrested after bridge collapses in India, killing 134November 1, 2022 GMT
MORBI, India (AP) — Police in western India arrested nine people on Monday as they investigated the collapse of a newly repaired 143-year-old suspension bridge in one of the country’s worst accidents in years, officials said.
Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 132 in IndiaOctober 31, 2022 GMT
MORBI, India (AP) — Military teams were searching Monday for people missing after a century-old cable suspension bridge collapsed into a river Sunday in the western Indian state of Gujarat, sending hundreds plunging into the water and killing at least 132 in one of the worst accidents in the country in the past decade.
1 construction worker dies in bridge collapse in MissouriOctober 27, 2022 GMT
KEARNEY, Mo. (AP) — A 22-year-old construction worker from California, Missouri, died when a bridge collapsed in northwest Missouri, officials said Thursday.
The bridge was under construction when it fell on Wednesday in a rural area near Kearney, about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northeast of Kansas City.
1 construction worker dies in bridge collapse in MissouriOctober 27, 2022 GMT
KEARNEY, Mo. (AP) — One construction worker died and two others were injured Wednesday when a bridge under construction in northwest Missouri collapsed, officials said.
Workers were pouring concrete for the deck of the bridge when it fell, Clay County officials said.
Report: 2 dead, 10 injured in Serbia footbridge collapseOctober 13, 2022 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Two women died and at least 10 people were injured after a suspension footbridge collapsed into a river in central Serbia, the country's state RTS television reported Thursday.
Norway bridge collapses, drivers of 2 vehicles rescuedAugust 15, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A wooden bridge over a river in southern Norway collapsed early Monday, with a car plunging into the water and a truck getting stuck on a raised section. The drivers of both vehicles were rescued and doing well, police said.
NTSB: Broken rail probably caused Arizona train derailmentJune 9, 2022 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A broken rail was the probable cause of a fiery freight train derailment and subsequent bridge collapse in Arizona nearly two years ago, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its investigative report released Thursday.
Mexican footbridge collapses during inaugural walk by mayorJune 7, 2022 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of the Mexican city of Cuernavaca was proudly inaugurating a footbridge over a scenic stream Tuesday when the span collapsed, sending him and about two dozen other people plunging into a gully.
Bus video gives more info about Pittsburgh bridge collapseMay 5, 2022 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Video footage from a bus of the bridge collapse in Pittsburgh this year shows one end of the structure had already fallen when an expansion joint at the other end was pulling apart, federal investigators said Thursday.
Traffic jam causes Philippine bridge to collapse, killing 4April 28, 2022 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An old, earthquake-damaged bridge collapsed under heavy traffic in a central Philippine town, sending about a dozen vehicles plummeting into the river below and killing at least four people, officials said Thursday.
Initial report doesn’t ID cause of Pittsburgh bridge failureFebruary 7, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An initial review did not identify the cause of a recent bridge collapse in Pittsburgh but concluded it began at the structure's west end, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report issued Monday.
Biden visits collapsed bridge, touts infrastructure lawJanuary 29, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arriving just hours after a Pennsylvania bridge collapse, President Joe Biden stared into the cratered muddy earth where the aging span fell early Friday, striking evidence supporting the $1 trillion infrastructure law he already had planned to tout on his trip to Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh bridge collapses, drops city bus into ravineJanuary 29, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 50-year-old bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh early Friday, requiring rescuers to rappel down a ravine and form a human chain to reach a few occupants of a municipal bus that plummeted along with the span.
23 injured when cable pedestrian bridge collapses in MexicoDecember 19, 2021 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A pedestrian suspension bridge collapsed Sunday in southern Mexico, dumping a group heading to a Christmas party into a ravine and sending 23 people to the hospital, authorities said.
Company found negligent in bridge collapse that killed manOctober 16, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A contractor’s failure to follow established safety procedures led to the collapse of a section of a bridge linking North Carolina's mainland to Hatteras Island, killing one worker and injuring another, according to federal regulators.
Bridge disaster diver returns medals in Line 3 protestAugust 17, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former U.S. Navy diver who helped efforts to search for bodies in the treacherous waters of the Mississippi River after the I-35W bridge collapse in 2007 has returned his awards to protest the Line 3 oil pipeline.
Bridge collapse halts traffic on Trans-Siberian RailwayJuly 23, 2021 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin urged officials Friday to quickly restore service on the Trans-Siberian Railway that was halted by a bridge collapse following heavy rains.
Dozens of trains remain stuck on the 9,289-kilometer (5,772-mile) railroad line.
Trial sought over Italy’s bridge collapse that killed 43June 25, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Prosecutors in Genoa on Friday formally requested a trial for defendants charged with multiple manslaughter over the 2018 collapse of a highway bridge in the city that killed 43 people.
Pedestrian bridge collapses over DC highway, injuring 5June 24, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pedestrian bridge collapsed over a highway in the nation's capital on Wednesday, sending five people to the hospital. Traffic was expected to be snarled for hours.
The collapse happened just before noon along Interstate 295 in Northeast Washington.
5 bodies found in Taiwan bridge collapse, 1 still missingOctober 2, 2019 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Searchers in Taiwan have recovered five bodies and are looking for one more person missing from three fishing boats that were struck when a bridge collapsed into the water below, authorities said Wednesday...
Arch bridge falls in Taiwan bay, divers search for victimsOctober 1, 2019 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed Tuesday, sending a burning oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below...
Builder of collapsed bridge reaches deal to pay victimsMay 3, 2019 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Insurers will pay up to $42 million to surviving victims of a 2018 Florida bridge collapse and the families of those killed, under a deal announced Friday between the now-
La Scala struck falling bridge from ‘Attila’ after GenoaNovember 30, 2018 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Director Davide Livermore had envisioned a falling bridge to emphasize a dramatic encounter in Verdi's "Attila," which opens La Scala's season next week with a new production...
Bridge collapse halts traffic on Trans-Siberia RailwayOctober 9, 2018 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — A motorway bridge over the Trans-Siberian Railway has collapsed, injuring a truck driver and nearly missing a train that was passing underneath...
Italy’s leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43August 18, 2018 GMT
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port city...
Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victimsAugust 17, 2018 GMT
GENOA, Italy (AP) — With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns...
Bridge collapse highlights Italy’s aging infrastructureAugust 16, 2018 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Collapsed concrete, twisted metal, crushed cars.
While the disaster in Genoa was the deadliest in recent years, Italy has seen other bridge and highway collapses that have raised alarm about the state of its aging transportation infrastructure...
The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38August 16, 2018 GMT
MILAN (AP) — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):...
The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapseAugust 16, 2018 GMT
GENOA, Italy (AP) — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):...
Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39August 16, 2018 GMT
GENOA, Italy (AP) — As more bodies were pulled Wednesday from a mountain of jagged concrete and twisted steel left by a highway bridge collapse that killed 39, prosecutors focused on possible design flaws and past maintenance of the heavily used span, and politicians squabbled over blame...
10 Things to Know for TodayAugust 15, 2018 GMT
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The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26August 15, 2018 GMT
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local):
Italian authorities from the region of Liguria have raised to 26 the number of dead in the collapse of a highway bridge in the port city of Genoa...
Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26August 14, 2018 GMT
MILAN (AP) — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel...
Bridge collapse: Seconds separated those who lived and diedMarch 19, 2018 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland Cuba...
Bridge collapse victim’s uncle rages at ‘incompetence’March 18, 2018 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span...
The Latest: Officials identify 4 victims in bridge collapseMarch 17, 2018 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):
Miami-Dade Police are releasing the names of three victims pulled from the rubble of a Miami bridge that collapsed two days earlier.
Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapseMarch 16, 2018 GMT
As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride...
The Latest: University head laments fall of campus bridgeMarch 16, 2018 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a pedestrian bridge at a Florida university (all times local):...
10 Things to Know for FridayMarch 15, 2018 GMT
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
County roads plan includes major bridge projectsJanuary 16, 2018 GMT
Work on three major Colfax County bridge projects along Maple Creek — two replacements and a repair — should be getting underway during the next few weeks.
The bridge projects, all on the county’s one-year road improvement plan, include one on Road 17 between N and O roads on the east side of the county.