Experts cite explosive joint failure as cause of Florida bridge collapse

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The collapse of the bridge in Florida was probably caused by an explosive failure of a key joint in the bridge’s concrete truss, structural engineers have told New Civil Engineer.

The 862t concrete bridge over a highway at the Florida International University (FIU) in Miami collapsed last Thursday killing six people. Investigations are now underway to determine the exact cause.

Read the full article on the new civil engineer website

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