Landslide Brings Down Bridge in Italy’s A6 Motorway

A6 motorway bridge destroyed by a landslide or debris flow in Italy

Heavy rain triggered a landslide or debris flow that destroyed a 30-meter span of a bridge on the A6 motorway between Savona and Turin on November 25. Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries or fatalities. Societa Iniziative Autostradali e Servizi SpA, known as SIAS, manages the roadway where the bridge collapsed and said it was carrying out investigations to assess the situation.

More info: or a Bloomberg article critical of Italian infrastructure management. Also Landslide Blog. Photo: AP via Straight Times