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Miami bridge design had a key mistake, experts say


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#1 CHamilton

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 07:18 PM

FIU had grand plans for 'signature' bridge. But the design had a key mistake, experts say

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 08:58 PM

I just skimmed over that long article, but the gist of it is really sad...people were needlessly hurt, and a lot of money wasted due to some 'envisions of grandeur'..... :(


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 11:14 PM

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Keep it simple stupid
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Posted 15 June 2018 - 02:11 AM

It is important to discover the true reasons for the bridge collapse, but why all the secrecy? These sorts of investigations always seem to take far longer than they need to.

 

Removing bridge information that was in the public domain, smacks of a damage limitation exercise behind closed doors, to my way of thinking...

 

 

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Edited by caravanman, 15 June 2018 - 07:53 AM.


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Posted 15 June 2018 - 09:08 AM

It seems like a study in what can happen when an inappropriately large amount of free money is made available for a simple project.


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