2018-10-09: On Tuesday (09 October) a bridge collapsed in Svobodny under the weight of a lorry. According to reports, only the driver was injured. The debris blocked the tracks of the Trans-Siberian Railway. It is not yet known for how long the closure will last.
Travellers are advised to contact their tour operator about the current status in advance to their journey and to schedule additional time for their journey.
Update 2018-08-14 (2): According to the Italian transport minister at least 22 people were killed Tuesday after a motorway bridge collapsed in the northwestern port city of Genoa on Tuesday (14 August).
2018-05-10: At least 20 people were killed and at least 36 others were inured after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains. The incident in Solai, near the Rift Valley city of Nakuru, occurred Wednesday evening (09 May, local time).
2017-02-13: According to media reports from Monday (13 February) the emergency drainage channel of the Oroville dam in Butte County, shows strong erosion damages. According to authorities on Sunday (12 February), a dam break is likely to result in uncontrollable flooding.
Traffic disruptions due to evacuations and road closures are possible. Travellers in the river's vicinity should follow the situation, exercise heightened caution near the dam, and follow instructions by authorities.
2016-11-24: On Thursday (24 November), at least 40 people died when a construction platform at a cooling tower of a power plant collapsed. Multiple others are still missing. The incident took place at 07:00 a.m. (local time) in Fengcheng in the district of Yichun, in Jiangxi province.
Local traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers should follow instructions by local authorities.