Video Segment |05:03

Video Segment |05:03

Examines the engineering flaws that caused the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to collapse during a major earthquake in 1989. Building crews work to construct a new earthquake-resistant section of the Bay Bridge. [Image thumbnail: kevin leah /]

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