Authorities said the cause of the collapse of a bridge in Genoa
ROME, Aug 14 — RIA Novosti, Sergei Elders. The cause of the collapse of a road bridge on the a10 motorway Genoa in the Italian became serious shortcomings in the current maintenance of this infrastructure project, specific responsibility so far, said the Minister of transport and infrastructure of Italy, Danilo Toninelli.
16фотографий16фотографий16фотографийкак citizen of Italy, I’m very sad to say that ongoing maintenance is not enough and what happened, unfortunately, testifies to this.Danilo Tokenelement of transport and infrastructure of Italy (quoted by Rai)
“Such tragedies should not happen in such a civilized country as Italy. Maintenance should be first and foremost. The one who will be considered responsible (for what happened) must pay in full. But while talking about it quite premature,” — said the Minister.
#14agosto il video del crollo di #PonteMorandi a #Genova, Polcevera Morandi@VAIstradeanas @DPCgov @emergenzavvf @fico @ComunediGenova @StradeAnas pic.twitter.com/9viaWCfAcu
— Polizia di Stato (@poliziadistato) August 14, 2018
Disastro a #Genova. Crolla il ponte Autostradale. Stiamo cercando informazioni. pic.twitter.com/f2Z0c91JLZ
— Sergio Battelli (@BattelliSergio) August 14, 2018
Toninelli excluded also, that the bridge collapse could be associated with the work performed on this object recently.
Previously, the company Autostrade per l’italia which is responsible for managing and maintenance of motorways in the country, issued an official statement that stated that the bridge in Genoa for repairs. “This design created in the 1960-ies, was conducted work on strengthening the overlap of the viaduct”, — stated in it. The company stressed that “all work and condition of the viaduct were under constant surveillance and control by the Directorate in Genoa”. The head of Autostrade per l’italia Giovanni Castellucci has denied the information that the bridge was in dangerous condition.
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Italian users of social networks claim that the bridge in Genoa was repeatedly repaired. According to local media reports, its latest reconstruction was carried out in 2016.
Il ponte #Morandi è Autostrade per l’italia che è di Atlantia Spa (that di Benetton) have PRI-VA-TI HAVE L’ AD ha avuto il muso e il cinismo ipocrita di dire che non aveva notizie di rischi croll zero manutenzione e quindi decente. TUTTI LO SAPEVANO I GENOVESI E LO TEMEVANO! #Genova pic.twitter.com/fa3ugU1xDB
— paola valenti (@paolavalenti29) August 14, 2018
According to the Deputy Minister of transport and infrastructure of Italy, Edoardo Crowns, the death toll in the collapse of a bridge in Genoa on Tuesday reached 30 people. The head of the national service of Civil defense Angelo Borrelli reported many missing, and 13 citizens injured. As reported RIA Novosti, the Consulate General of Russia in Genoa, information about the suffered Russians did not arrive.
Se habla de más de una docena de fallecidos en el derrumbe del #PuenteMorandi en el país europeo. Es parte de la traza continental E80.
— WalterVerst (@WalterVerst) 14 Aug 2018
Émues Pensées pour nos amis italiens. Effroi aussi pour la possibilité, impossible à exclure de victimes françaises. Chaque jour les Azuréens sont nombreux à passer là ??? #Gênes #Genova pic.twitter.com/CwrX8Qimq9
— Grégory Leclerc (@GregLeclerc) 14 Aug 2018
#14ago #Genova 12:00, crolla parte sulla del ponte Morandi #A10. Le squadre #vigilidelfuoco stanno operando in massa, attivatinteam usar e cinofili pic.twitter.com/gjSJLvjw1K
— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 14, 2018