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S46 E18: Why Bridges Collapse

In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, tragically killing 43 people. For 50 years, the iconic bridge had withstood the elements—and stress from ever-increasing traffic. What went wrong that fateful day? And how can new engineering technology protect bridge infrastructure to prevent such tragic failures in the future?
Aired: 10/16/2019 | 0:53:09 | Expires: 10/15/2022
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