‘Design errors’ faulted in Florida bridge collapse: U.S. agency

Firefighters spray water on debris from a collapsed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, U.S., March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that “design errors” were found in a pedestrian bridge that collapsed in March at Florida International University, killing six people and injuring eight. The board’s investigation update said there were errors in the design of part of the 174-foot (53 metre) Miami span, […]

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