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By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Florida bridge collapse: death toll rises to 6 as recovery continues and more questions emerge

The death toll from the collapse of an enormous pedestrian bridge at Florida International University has climbed to six as recovery teams comb the rubble for survivors. Miami-Dade Police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta spoke More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

How Cities Are Tackling Aging Infrastructure Problems

Infrastructure in the United States is well past its prime in many cities. Some cities have sewers that were put in place in the late 1800s. Some even used terracotta piping that hasn’t been in use in decades. The More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Handling an Underwater Inspection

For most people, driving through a tunnel or over a bridge is a daily occurrence they may not think much of. They take for granted the safety of the structure and how well it is holding up, trusting the bridge and More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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India: 89 Hindu pilgrims killed in stampede in Madhya Pradesh

Fears of a bridge collapse in the central state of Madhya Pradesh caused a panic and subsequent stampede that left at least 89 people dead and about a hundred more injured.   Image/CIA CNN reports the incident More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 24th, 2013

Washington state bridge collapses after truck crash, 2 vehicles hurled into river, driver Dan Sligh pulls wife to safety

A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all three occupants suffered More...

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