Records: Cracks in Miami bridge grew ‘daily’ before collapse

U.S. 05/06/19, 17:24

Just hours before a pedestrian bridge collapsed and killed six people at a Miami university, engineers confirmed that cracks in the concrete structure "increased in length daily," according to meeting records released Monday by the Florida Department of Transportation.The meeting ...

Packard pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit boulevard

U.S. 01/23/19, 23:19

A pedestrian bridge that once was part of a Packard auto assembly plant has collapsed, leaving a pile of rubble on a Detroit boulevard.The city says no injuries were reported.Joe Kopietz, a spokesman for site co-owner Arte Express, tells The ...

Their daughter was crushed by bridge. They long for answers

U.S. 01/05/19, 03:01

For 20 minutes, Orlando Duran swallows his sorrow in the flower aisle at Publix.Picking the perfect bouquet is paramount.One by one, he inspects the posies for firm and sturdy stems, tight buds and bright, green leaves. Petals must be healthy, ...

Bridge collapse halts traffic on Trans-Siberia Railway

Europe 10/09/18, 09:45

A motorway bridge over the Trans-Siberian Railway has collapsed, injuring a truck driver and nearly missing a train that was passing underneath.In this photo provided by Amur's region Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a truck is seen on a road bridge ...

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