 BRIDGE
COLLAPSE
 REASONS OF BRIDGE COLLPASE
Earthquake

Construction
accidents

Manufacturing
defect

Fire

Flood

Design defect

Train c...
 BRIDGE NAME


Queen Isabella Causeway
 LOCATION


Port Isabel, Texas and South Padre
Island, Texas
 COUNTRY


United States
 DATE OF COLLAPSE


15 September 2001
 CONSTRUCTION TYPE,USE OF BRIDGE


Concrete bridge for vehicle traffic over
Laguna Madre
 REASON


4 loaded barges veered 175 feet (53 m) west
of the navigation channel and struck one of
the bridge supports, c...
 CASUALTIES


8 killed, 13 survivors
 DAMAGE


Partial collapse
THE DAMAGE SECTION OF THE BRIDGE
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Bridge collapse

  1. 1.  BRIDGE COLLAPSE
  2. 2.  REASONS OF BRIDGE COLLPASE Earthquake Construction accidents Manufacturing defect Fire Flood Design defect Train crash Boat impact Poor manitenance
  3. 3.  BRIDGE NAME  Queen Isabella Causeway
  4. 4.  LOCATION  Port Isabel, Texas and South Padre Island, Texas
  5. 5.  COUNTRY  United States
  6. 6.  DATE OF COLLAPSE  15 September 2001
  7. 7.  CONSTRUCTION TYPE,USE OF BRIDGE  Concrete bridge for vehicle traffic over Laguna Madre
  8. 8.  REASON  4 loaded barges veered 175 feet (53 m) west of the navigation channel and struck one of the bridge supports, causing a partial collapse of 3 sections measuring approximately 80 feet (24 m) each.
  9. 9.  CASUALTIES  8 killed, 13 survivors
  10. 10.  DAMAGE  Partial collapse
  11. 11. THE DAMAGE SECTION OF THE BRIDGE

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