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Mexican structural Failure

ADAguy

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Thoughts on failure of Mexico City 2012 light rail support structure, any one have construction photos?
 

cda

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Looks like it gave up in the middle.

If so, wonder why a joint there, with no support




Before/ after picture:::


 

ICE

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It appears that the authorities were aware that the collapse was inevitable.

 

ADAguy

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It does indeed, but then what else is new down there? It is not the only country with similar issues.
 
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