Before Collapse, Communications Failed to Save Bridge Project

Wooden bridge broken with sunset in background

The Florida International University Tragedy

December 30, 2019
Scott Judy - Engineering News-Record

The National Transportation Safety Board’s Oct. 8 release of documents related to its FIU bridge collapse investigation raises questions but provides no definitive conclusions about why the partially built structure suddenly crashed to the ground on March 15, 2018, killing six. The last official word on the cause of the fatal collapse will have to await the agency’s final report, scheduled to be released on Oct. 22.

Scott Judy, Engineering News-Record

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