Five bridge collapses in the last three years, including one last week, have raised questions about safety and control of Italy’s roads.

The Italian government and private sector have failed to prevent the accidents which killed 46 Italians and foreigners in three of the accidents.

Geologist Antonello Fiore, head of the Italian Society for Environmental Geology, told Anadolu Agency that Italy is geologically sensitive. “The problem is not only in the structures themselves but also where they were built.”

“Long-term planning is necessary in order to solve such a complex problem. The building must be controlled, observed and intervened

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