Get the latest breaking news and updates on the collapse of the bridge in Genoa, Italy, called “Ponte Morandi.” Get the news and stories on the history of the bridge. Genoa bridge was built between 1963 and 1967 and designed by Italian civil engineer Riccardo Morandi. Find more detailed news and information on the Genoa bridge collapse. It happened on August 14, 2018 with at least 35 people killed. The Genoa bridge collapse happened during unexpected strong storm. More than 30 vehicles were on the damaged section when it fell down mostly on the rail tracks.