Silver Bridge Collapse
The Collapse that Started the US Federal Bridge Inspection Program. Fracture Critical Eyebar was the cause of this event on December 15, 1967. This suspension bridge was built 1928 in Point Pleasant West Virginia. Bridge designer a Baltimore , Maryland was J. E. Greiner Company. Later the company would be URS Greiner and finally URS Corporation which was acquired by AECOM in July 2014 for $4 billion.
Charlene Wood pulled onto the bridge, she was pregnant. She heard a noise and the ground began to shake. Ahead of her, she saw the bridge […]