Motorway bridge collapses during rainstorm in Genoa

8/15/2018 6:16:00 AM

Source: Business Insurance

The Morandi motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa collapsed during a rainstorm on Aug. 14, plunging about 35 cars and several trucks onto railway tracks below, reported citing media sources. About 200 meters of the viaduct collapsed while the bridge was undergoing maintenance work. The bridge connects the regions of Lombardy and Piedmont to the eastern part of Liguria and extends over dozens of railway lines and an industrial zone.