Mini Episode: Bridges

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Summary: A deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy on Tuesday has politicians and engineers searching for a cause. Join us for this mini episode of audioEARTH as we talk about some of the most common causes of bridge failures. Updates from the BBC: Choudhury, Jamilur & Hasnat, Ariful. (2015). Bridge collapses around the world: Causes and mechanisms.