Ponte de Ferro
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Geographic Information & Related Structures
Entre Os Rios, Porto, Portugal, Europe
Castelo de Paiva, Viseu, Portugal, Europe
|4 March 2001, ca. 21:30||
Two cars and a bus are on the bridge as a piers collapses, probably because of scour. Much of the superstructure falls into the river. Up to 60 persons die.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
Relevant Web Sites
- BBC News: Portugal bridge collapse 'kills 70' (05.03.2001)
- CNN: Many missing as road bridge collapses into river (4 March 2001)
- CNN: Search for bridge fall victims (5 March 2001)
There is no relevant literature listed in the database.