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Bridge Failure Database

21-span, Pass Manchac Bridge, Louisiana

Year 1976
Type Road
Country United States (108)
Cause Impact
Details Ship impact, error of ship captain
Fatalities 2
Injuries 2
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1941-1990
Continent North America
References SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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