• Short Summary

    The collapse of the bridge under construction across the Yarra River in Australia today (Thursday) follows the collapse of a span of a similar design at Milford Haven in Britain in June.

  • Description

    The collapse of the bridge under construction across the Yarra River in Australia today (Thursday) follows the collapse of a span of a similar design at Milford Haven in Britain in June. A spokesman for Freeman, Fox and Partners, the consulting engineers who are supervising both projects said in London that there was no connection between the two disasters.

    The Yarra bridge, whose collapse has caused at least 30 deaths, and the Milford Haven bridge were both being built by the continuous box beam method.

    The spokesman for Freeman, Fox and Partners said:
    Senior members of Freeman, Fox and Partners are reported to be flying to Australia to investigate the Yarra bridge collapse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZZXWWSGE4IBNEGS930UGQ4CU
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZZXWWSGE4IBNEGS930UGQ4CU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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