The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

A wooden bridge in a Hotel resort located in Batam, Indonesia, partially collapsed injuring 26 people.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 07 November 2019

A great dispute has started in Albion California, with regards to the Albion River Bridge replacement. The bridge is the last wooden bridge along California's coastal highway and Caltrans wants to replace it with an arched concrete structure. A group of residents characterized by supporters of the replacement plans the "sentimentalists" object to the demolition of te bridge as they consider it an element of their eccentricity.