How safe is SA's Morandi bridge?


How safe is SA's Morandi bridge?

The designer of the Genoa viaduct that catastrophically collapsed in August also had a hand in several South African bridges, including the one that spans the Storms River.

After the recent catastrophic collapse of Genoa’s Ponte Morandi, killing more than 60 people, Noseweek has discovered that the bridge’s reknowned designer, civil engineer Professor Riccardo Morandi, also designed South Africa’s most famous bridge that spans Storms River on the Garden Route.

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Submitted by : Elio Boezio of PORT ELIZABETH on 2018-09-21 22:48:39
I rise on a technical point, M'lud: there were, in fact, FOUR half-arches: two on each side, lowered in pairs. I was there. Okay, I was only five years old - but I could count to four. And I have pictures.

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