Which bridge collapsed in California?

The Tex Wash bridge along eastbound I-10 collapsed, closing down I-10, the main roadway between Southern California and Phoenix. A black truck was driving east on I-10 when the bridge collapsed beneath it.

When did the bridge collapse in California?

At about 10:45 p.m. on Oct. 9, 2015, wooden supports and jacks being used to lower the bridge over East Grand Boulevard gave way, causing a concrete slab to drop 16 inches.

What was the deadliest bridge collapse in the US?

On the morning of May 9, 1980, a sudden squall engulfed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, spanning the mouth of Tampa Bay south of St. Petersburg, Florida.

What caused the sudden collapse in the Miranda bridge failure?

The 2018 collapse of a bridge in northwestern Italy that killed 43 people was a result of problems in the structure’s conception, design, construction and, more recently, maintenance that led to corrosion in some steel cables that ultimately snapped, according to an independent report that was made public on Monday.

Has Golden Gate bridge collapsed?

The original Golden Gate Bridge collapsed during an earthquake in 1906, which was later determined to be caused by exposure to winds and long-term deterioration. The Golden Gate Bridge is about 9,000 feet long (nearly two miles) and is one of the most iconic bridges in the United States.

When did the Nimitz Freeway collapse?

Oct. 17, 1989
One of the most tragic sights created by the Loma Prieta earthquake of Oct. 17, 1989, was the collapse of the double-deck Nimitz Freeway (the Cypress Street Viaduct on Interstate 880) just south and east of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland.

How many died in Bay Bridge collapse?

42 fatalities
A 1.25-mile segment of the two-level Cypress Street Viaduct along the Nimitz Freeway (Interstate 880), just south of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, collapsed during the quake, resulting in 42 fatalities when the upper level of the road crashed onto the cars on the lower level.

What bridge collapsed a few years ago?

I-35W Mississippi River bridge
Within a few days of the collapse, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) planned its replacement with the I-35W Saint Anthony Falls Bridge….

I-35W Mississippi River bridge
Construction start 1964
Opened November 1967
Collapsed August 1, 2007