Bridge Failure Database

Bridge between the northeastern Thai province of Mukdahan and the southwestern Laotian city of Savannakhet (Mekong River)

Year 2005
Type Road
Country Thailand
Cause Human error
Details One section of the bridge on Thai-Lao border fell into the River, after hit by a collapsed crane on it.
Fatalities 8
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase construction
Period 1991-2009
Continent Asia

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