Recommendation: 2010-011

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Ref # 2010-011
Status Closed
Occurrence Malahide Viaduct Collapse on the Dublin to Belfast Line.
Occurrence Date 21 August 2009
Date Closed 01/12/2013


Iarnród Éireann should carry out inspections for all bridges subject to the passage of water for their vulnerability to scour, and where possible identify the bridge foundations. A risk-based management system should then be adopted for the routine examination of these vulnerable structures.