Three years after the Senate report on bridge safety, the account is still not there

Par Bat info source: Regional Planning and Sustainable Development Commission
Bridge of Blois, Loir-et-Cher © Pixabay - Public domain

Following the tragic collapse of the Morandi bridge in Genoa on August 14, 2018, and twenty years after the Mont Blanc tunnel disaster, the Senate had conferred on the Commission for Regional Planning and Sustainable Development the powers of a commission of inquiry to assess the policy of surveillance and maintenance of road bridges, which form the main category of civil engineering structures present on French territory along with retaining walls and tunnels.