Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2015 - MAR - Infrastructure Collapse

2015-03-01 - Wall collapses on Kowie Road in Boskruin, Randburg (South Africa), 8 injured:

2015-03-01 - Warehouse collapses in Groveport (Ohio), 1 injured:

2015-03-01 - Large hole opens in Dan River bridge in Rockingham County (North Carolina):

2015-03-02 - Two-story building collapses in Wah Cantt (Pakistan), 9 killed, others injured:

Note: Wah Cantt we build better buildings?!

2015-03-02 - Home collapses in Kalikot District (Nepal), 3 killed:

2015-03-03 - Creek bridge collapses under truck, truck falls into creek, near Leitchfield (Kentucky):

Quote: "According to Deputy Adam Cottrell, with the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, a 1992 International grain truck being driven by 26-year-old Randy Johnson was crossing the bridge at the time, and the collapse of the bridge caused the truck to overturn into the creek-bed below."

2015-03-04 - Building partially collapses in Princeton (Kentucky):

2015-03-04 - Roof collapses at vacant warehouse in Geddes (New York):

2015-03-05 - Wall and scaffolding collapse onto parked cars in coastal Sydney (Australia):

2015-03-05 - Building collapses on the waterfront in coastal Altinkum (Turkey), 1 killed, 5 injured:

2015-03-06 - Another building, the fourth this year, partially collapses in Pine Bluff (Arkansas):

2015-03-07 - Building collapses in San Luis Obispo (California), 8+ injured:

Quote: "Staley said the event, and its coming 10 days before St. Patrick's Day, caught police by surprise. 'This is completely unprecedented,' Staley told the San Luis Obispo Tribune. 'We've never had anything like this.'"

2015-03-07 - Two balconies collapse at apartment building in West Rogers Park (Illinois), near Lake Michigan, 1 injured:

2015-03-08 - Apartment building partially collapses in Koreatown area of coastal Los Angeles (California):

2015-03-08 - Building partially collapses in Camden (New Jersey):

2015-03-08 - Building facade collapses onto street in Emmaus (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-09 - Apartment building partially collapses in Mount Airy area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-09 - Pothole opens on I-35 in San Antonio (Texas), 20 cars damaged:

2015-03-10 - Building collapses into underground parking garage in Menomonee Falls (Wisconsin):

2015-03-10 - Rooftop parking lot collapses in Ossining (New York), near the Hudson River:

2015-03-10 - Building partially collapses in Syracuse (New York), some streets closed:

2015-03-10 - Building partially collapses in Yonkers (New York), near the coast:

2015-03-11 - Building collapses in Punxsutawney (Pennsylvania), kills Punxsutawney Phil, winter now lasts forever:

Note: Alright, I added the last part! Phil is okay and winter hopefully doesn't last forever. Heh...

2015-03-11 - Building collapses in Cairo (Egypt), near the Nile River, 1 killed, 3 injured:

2015-03-11 - Public restroom collapses in New Delhi (India), 4 injured:

2015-03-11 - Building under construction collapses in Hassan (India):

2015-03-12 - Cement factory collapses in port town of Mongla (Bangladesh), at least 8 killed, many injured:

Quote: "At least eight people have died after a cement factory partially collapsed in Bangladesh, police say."

2015-03-12 - Vacant building partially collapses in Glassport (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-13 - Building collapses in Ybor City area of coastal Tampa (Florida):

2015-03-14 - Three-story home and vacant home collapse, pizzeria partially collapses, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), dog killed, man injured:

Quote: "A vacant home on the 600 block of North Union Street in West Philadelphia also collapsed around 8:30 a.m. Saturday."

Quote: "Finally a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in South Philadelphia partially collapsed Saturday afternoon. Dozens of loose bricks dislodged from the second story building on the 700 block of South Street around 2 p.m."

2015-03-14 - Apartment building partially collapses in Boone (Iowa):

2015-03-14 - Home starts collapsing in Albany (New York), torn down:

2015-03-14 - Building partially collapses in Knoxville (Tennessee):

2015-03-14 - Building partially collapses in Wheeling (West Virginia):

2015-03-14 - Building roof collapses in Madhubani (India), 12 injured:

2015-03-15 - Apartment building partially collapses in Columbia (Missouri):

2015-03-15 - Vacant home collapses in Shenandoah (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-16 - Four steel girders buckle at bridge construction site in Edmonton (Canada):

Quote: "Groat Road will be closed indefinitely and completion of the 102nd Avenue Bridge could be delayed a year after four steel girders buckled early Monday during installation at the project."

2015-03-16 - Lane on bridge over the Lamine River closed after steel beam found cracked, near Jefferson City (Missouri):

2015-03-16 - Vacant building partially collapses in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-17 - Dam collapses, flooding ensues, 15,000 people affected, in West Java (Indonesia):

2015-03-18 - Bridge collapses over creek near Cardington (Ohio):

2015-03-18 - Porch collapses at home in Riverdale area in Chicago (Illinois), 1 injured:

2015-03-19 - Building collapses near the Pequabuck River in the Forestville area in Bristol (Connecticut):

2015-03-19 - Building partially collapses in Liliw (Philippine Islands), near the coast, 17 injured:

2015-03-20 - Bridge collapses in Delbarton (West Virginia), some people stranded:

2015-03-21 - Bridge over Sacramento River showing cracks just one year after $26 million repaving, in Sacramento (California):

Quote: "Caltrans’ recent $26 million resurfacing job on the Pioneer Bridge is cracking. Several portions of new overlay on Highway 50 over the Sacramento River surface cracked a few weeks ago, and officials are not sure why."

2015-03-21 - Porch collapses at home in Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania), near the Susquehanna River, 5 injured:

2015-03-23 - Wall collapses on Roaring Brook bridge in Lackawanna County (Pennsylvania):

2015-03-23 - Scaffolding collapses at construction site in Raleigh (North Carolina), 3 killed, 1 injured:

2015-03-23 - Factory collapses in Ujjain (India), near the Kshipra River, at least 2 killed:

2015-03-23 - Building partially collapses in Vadodara (India), near the coast, 1 injured:

2015-03-24 - Large chunks of concrete crumbling off the Sellwood Bridge over the Willamette River in Portland (Oregon):

Quote: "Just months away from its scheduled grand opening, large chunks of concrete are crumbling off the new Sellwood Bridge."

Note: Will it make it to the grand opening?!

2015-03-24 - Expensive newly-built bridge showing cracks in Kano (Nigeria):

2015-03-25 - Five-story residential building partially collapses in Tyumen (Russia), 3 injured, many homeless:

2015-03-25 - Residential building collapses in Lahore (Pakistan), at least 3 killed:

2015-03-25 - Vacant building collapses in Warren (Ohio):

2015-03-25 - Vacant building collapses in Mt. Morris Township (Michigan):

2015-03-26 - Scaffolding collapses at seawall construction site in coastal Ha Tinh Province (Vietnam), 14 killed, dozens injured:

2015-03-27 - Scaffolding collapses at construction site in Toronto (Canada), 2 killed:

2015-03-27 - Netherlands hit by major power outage:

Quote: "The capital Amsterdam has been hit, along with the area around Schiphol Airport. Twitter has reported that some hospitals in Amsterdam have been left without power, while the tram and metro networks are also not running in the capital. Thousands of people have been stuck on public transport because the doors will not open as they are controlled electronically."

2015-03-28 - School building collapses in coastal Satkhira District (Bangladesh), 2 killed, 10 injured:

2015-03-29 - Bridge partially collapses in Boone County (West Virginia):

2015-03-29 - Building partially collapses in Tiruchirappalli (India), at least 5 killed, 18 injured:

2015-03-30 - Hole opens in Highway 11 bridge in Tulsa (Oklahoma):

2015-03-30 - Building partially collapses in Salem (Ohio):

2015-03-30 - Roof collapses at dollar store on Ottawa Street in Havelock (Canada):

2015-03-31 - Power outage hits Treasure Valley (Idaho), 30,000 homes go dark:

2015-03-31 - Huge power outage hits Turkey, most of the country paralyzed:

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