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04/24/2014 01:46 pm ET Updated Apr 24, 2014

Bridge Is No Match For This Thawing River (VIDEO)

Talk about a bridge over troubled water. This bridge in Canada never stood a chance against the icy river below.

Uploaded on April 17 by YouTube user Operation115, the video above shows what happens when a once-frozen river thaws in the spring. This low-lying bridge in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent in the province of New Brunswick takes hit after hit from floating ice blocks until it can't take anymore.

Our advice: build a taller bridge.

(Hat tip: Road & Track!)

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