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FIU had grand plans for 'signature' bridge. But the design had a key mistake, experts say

FIU had grand plans for 'signature' bridge. But the design had a key mistake, experts say



2018-06-14T12:26:00+0000

“This is not a big project," said one engineer. "It’s a darn pedestrian bridge.”

The Florida International University bridge that collapsed outside Miami, killing six people, appears to have had a key flaw in its novel plans, according to independent engineers. FIU's desire for a 'signature' bridge contributed to the unorthodox design.


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