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dc.contributor.authorUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Huntington District.-
dc.descriptionAfter-Action Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractPurpose: This After-Action Report on the collapse of the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, on 15 December 1967, relates: a. The immediate and subsequent actions taken by the US Army Engineer District, Huntington. b. The sequence of events which involved Government and contractor personnel, plant, and materials. c. The areas of coordination with local, state, and Federal agencies. Since this was a disaster of sudden nature and broadspread in its disruptive effects, it involved all segments of local, state, national, and public interests. The actions taken by the Huntington District, Corps of Engineers, can serve as a pattern for action by other Districts in incidents of a similar nature. The timely reaction of the Corps of Engineers to this unprecedented event and the acceptance of its leadership by all concerned establishes a basis for future actions.en_US
dc.publisherUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Huntington District.en_US
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAfter-action report;-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource.-
dc.subjectBridges--West Virginia--Point Pleasanten_US
dc.subjectBridge failures--West Virginia--Point Pleasanten_US
dc.titleAfter-action report, Silver Bridge collapse, Point Pleasant, W.Va., 15 December 1967en_US
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