Florida bridge collapse: lessons learnt

Tuesday 20 July 2021 - 18:00 BST

Lessons learned from the collapse of a new footbridge over a live highway during construction, resulting in a tragic loss of life.

The lecture will look at CROSS and the reasoning for the subsequent CROSS Safety Alert (download available below). It will examine:

  • what happened in the lead up to the collapse
  • why the collapse happened
  • what can be learned by the industry to avoid a repeat event

It will give recommendations, thoughts for the future, and further reading materials. All of this will be aimed at preventing a future tragedy.

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Steve Williams

Network Rail
Andy Herrmann