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In this aerial image, the steel frame of the Francis Scott Key Bridge sits on top of a container ship after the bridge collapsed in Baltimore on March 26, 2024. Jim Watson for Getty Images

Failure of Francis Scott Key Bridge provides future engineers a chance to learn how to better protect the public

A bridge engineering expert discusses the costs and limitations of building structures to withstand extreme events – and what it takes to prepare the next generation of civil engineers.
The dark side of Italian infrastructure. Luca Zennaro/EPA

Genoa bridge collapse: the mafia’s role

In the region of Liguria, and the city of Genoa itself, Calabrian mafia clans have been infiltrating construction projects for decades.

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