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IN IMAGES, IN PICTURES. Collapsed bridge in Mirepoix-sur-Tarn: the heavyweight finally out of the water – actu.fr

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It is a complex operation which is carried out in Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, to remove a truck and its trailer from the water. (© Thibaut Calatayud / News Toulouse)

It is a drama that still moves the small town of Mirepoix-sur-Tarn, northeast of Toulouse, 22 months after the fact.

On November 18, 2019, the suspension bridge located in the center of the village collapsed after the passage of a truck weighing more than 50 tonnes when the structure could only support 19.

Two deaths, including a teenage girl

The accident had caused the death of the truck driver and that of a 15-year-old girl. The mother of the latter, present in the same car, had escaped.

A 30 meter high crane

Monday, September 6, 2021, the operation to take the truck and its trailer out of the water, was carried out on the banks of the Tarn, under the eyes of a few onlookers.

The truck and its trailer could not be separated underwater.  It is a crane 30 meters high which is used to reassemble the whole.
The truck and its trailer could not be separated underwater. It is a crane 30 meters high which is used to reassemble the whole. (© Thibaut Calatayud / News Toulouse)

A “complex” operation

A “complex” operation because it concerns a heavy goods vehicle and its trailer, which weigh 20 tonnes, and which will have to be assembled in one piece, as explained to Toulouse news, David Metais, director of Nge-Gc, the company in charge of the site:

This loading of “around twenty tonnes” will be carried out by around fifteen people. What makes this operation “complex”, “is the context, in the water, with a package whose condition is not known at this stage,” underlines David Metais.

About fifteen people are mobilized.

This operation comes after the bridge deck was removed in July.

Video. The operation to get the truck out of the Tarn


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Divers mobilized

A specialized team of divers was mobilized on all stages of the work, underlined in July the departmental council. The phase of removing the submerged parts will be completed in early October.

All of this work is supported by the Haute-Garonne departmental council, for an estimated amount of 2.5 million euros.

On the bank of the Tarn, residents observe the work of the crane and the fifteen people who are mobilized in this operation.
On the bank of the Tarn, residents observe the work of the crane and the fifteen people who are mobilized in this operation. (© Thibaut Calatayud / News Toulouse)

The new bridge not before 2027

Regarding the new engineering structure, the departmental council “is studying the various technical solutions that can be implemented, taking into account the importance of the breach to be crossed (150 m) and the environmental constraints linked to the watercourse.

The studies and works of this new bridge will last between 5 and 6 years, for an estimated budget of 10 million euros. A consultation phase is planned “this fall”.

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