A rescue worker is dwarfed by rubble from the collapsed Morandi bridge in the port city of Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

‘Tragedy waiting to happen’: Italian bridge that collapsed had been riddled with structural problems for decades

Genoa’s Morandi motorway bridge had required constant maintenance for cracks and other woes, as a result of ‘failed’ construction techniques employed in the 1960s

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A rescue worker is dwarfed by rubble from the collapsed Morandi bridge in the port city of Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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