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FIGG s Theory of Collapse Failed to Sway NTSB Team

Engineering News Record

In its Oct. 22 announcement of the probable cause of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse, officials with the

11/6/2019

The Beach Company acquires land for multifamily community in

Building Design and Construction

October 30, 2019: The Beach Company, headquartered in Charleston, S.C., has acquired 2.79 acres of land in downtown Chattanooga’s popular

10/30/2019
NTSB: FIU pedestrian bridge collapse due to wrong load calculations failed oversight

NTSB: FIU pedestrian bridge collapse due to wrong load calculations

Equipment World

One of the cracks on truss member 11 of the FIU pedestrian bridge shown two days before the March 15, 2018, collapse in photo by contractor

10/28/2019

NTSB Releases Probable Cause of their 2018 Florida Pedestrian Bridge

Construction Junkie

In March of 2018, an under construction pedestrian bridge on Florida International University’s (FIU) campus collapsed onto an open street

10/29/2019
Council to rebid BAM’s £60m Lowestoft tilting bridge job

Council to rebid BAM’s £60m Lowestoft tilting bridge job

Construction Enquirer

Suffolk County Council and BAM Nuttall have failed to agree on a final price in the two-stage bid to design and build a £60m tilting bridge in

10/25/2019

Stability and Dynamics Analysis of In-Plane Parametric Vibration of

American Society of Civil Engineers

Stability and Dynamics Analysis of In-Plane Parametric Vibration of Stay Cables in a Cable-Stayed Bridge with Superlong Spans Subjected to Axial

10/25/2019

NTSB announces probable cause of Florida International University

Civil and Structural Engineering Magazine

The National Transportation Safety Board determined, during a public board meeting held Tuesday, that load and capacity calculation errors made

10/24/2019

Did Concrete Error Doom Florida Bridge?

Engineering News Record

A photo included in FIGG Bridge Engineer’s statement to the National Transportation Safety Board emphasizes the cold joints in the

10/16/2019

River Rock mixed-use community breaks ground in Chattanooga

Building Design and Construction

The River Rock mixed-use community is now under construction on its 2.79 acre site located in Chattanooga just two blocks from the Tennessee

10/16/2019

2 Dead 1 Missing and 30 Injured in Under Construction Hotel Collapse

Construction Junkie

Tragedy struck in New Orleans over the weekend when an under construction 18-story hotel suddenly collapsed, killing at least 2 with 1 still

10/14/2019


NTSB: FIU pedestrian bridge collapse due to wrong load calculations failed

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NTSB: FIU pedestrian bridge collapse due to wrong load calculations failed

Council to rebid BAM’s £60m Lowestoft tilting bridge job

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Council to rebid BAM’s £60m Lowestoft tilting bridge job

Neb. DOT crews monitor stability of temporary bridge in floodwaters

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Neb. DOT crews monitor stability of temporary bridge in floodwaters

Rescuers fear six trapped after Taiwan bridge collapse

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Rescuers fear six trapped after Taiwan bridge collapse

Metrolinx planning major overhaul of UP Express that could include station

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Metrolinx planning major overhaul of UP Express that could include station

Funding secured for historic bridge refurbishment

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Funding secured for historic bridge refurbishment