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autostrada

an Italian motorway
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Autostrade has denied wrongdoing, saying regular, state-supervised inspections had indicated the ageing viaduct was safe.
The director of motorway operator Autostrade (ASPI) has said that the collapse of the bridge was impossible to predict.
But when Atlantia shares re-opened after an hour's delay on Thursday, they were down 24.4 percent at 17.79 euros after the government suggested that it could revoke Autostrade's operating licence for the motorway.
MILAN: An engineering study commissioned by Italian highway operator Autostrade last year warned about the state of the concrete-encased cable stays that held up a bridge that collapsed this week in Genoa, two Italian newspapers reported on Friday.
Autostrade per l'Italia said in a statement Thursday that it was cooperating with authorities on the investigation and conducting its own internal inquiry into the collapse that killed at least 39 people.
The government has threatened to terminate Autostrade per
in Italy constructed -- almost all -- during the 1960s."But Stefano Marigliani, the motorway operator Autostrade's official responsible for the Genoa area, told Reuters the bridge was "constantly monitored and supervised well beyond what the law required." He said there was "no reason to consider the bridge was dangerous."
Italy's transport minister said on Wednesday he had begun a process to fire the bridge's concession-holder, Italian motorway firm Autostrade, a unit of Atlantia group, and he demanded top Autostrade managers resign.
Italy's transport minister has begun a process to fire the bridge's concession-holder, Italian motorway firm Autostrade, a unit of Atlantia group, and he demanded top Autostrade managers resign.
"At around 12.45am on Sunday, a vehicle of the central security forces transporting a group of officers and conscripts on the Autostrade Road was attacked by an explosive device planted on the side of the road," the ministry said in its statement.
Later in April, Carige said it would add fund manager Carige Asset Management SGR, as well as its stake in motorway Autostrade dei Fiori SpA to the assets earmarked for potential sale as part of the divestment plan.