On this day (Australia): In 1970, a portion of the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne collapsed, killing 35 people — Craig Hill

West Gate Bridge Collapse On 15 October 1970, a portion of the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne collapsed, killing 35 people. The West Gate Bridge is a steel box girder cable-stayed bridge in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, spanning the Yarra River just north of its mouth into Port Phillip. It is a vital link between the inner city (CBD) and Melbourne’s western suburbs, with […]

On this day (Australia): In 1970, a portion of the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne collapsed, killing 35 people — Craig Hill

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