This Bridge Should Have Been Closed Years Before It Collapsed

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Why Fern Hollow Bridge collapsed
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This is a crazy case study of how common sense can fall through the cracks of strained budgets and rigid oversight from federal, state, and city staff. And the lessons that came out of it aren’t just relevant to people who work on bridges. It’s a story of how numerous small mistakes by individuals can collectively lead to a tragedy.

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