Saturday, October 1, 2016

2016 - SEP - Infrastructure Collapse

2016-09-01 - Business partially collapses in Canton (South Dakota):

2016-09-01 - Wall collapses onto pregnant woman and kills her in Mahottari District (Nepal):

2016-09-02 - Walls collapse and floors crack in six buildings in Bengaluru (India):

2016-09-02 - Building collapses in Ryanggang Province (North Korea), 34 killed:

2016-09-02 - Water main breaks, street floods, homes damaged, in Hutchinson (Kansas):

2016-09-03 - Building under construction collapses in Hyderabad (India), 8 injured:

2016-09-04 - Culvert collapses, damages road, near coastal Sarasota (Florida):

2016-09-05 - Carpark under construction collapses in coastal Tel Aviv (Israel), 3+ killed, 20 injured, 4 missing:

Quote: "The death toll after a car park collapsed while under construction in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv has risen to three, rescue workers say. A search is continuing for four other people missing at the site. Reports say an initial collapse caused a crane to fall, bringing down more of the multi-storey building. At least 20 people were treated for injuries following the incident in Ramat Hahayil, a commercial area in the north of the city."

2016-09-06 - Hole opens in I-40 bridge in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma):

2016-09-07 - Building collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 1 killed, 2 injured:

2016-09-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, streets flood, in coastal Los Angeles (California):

2016-09-07 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, in coastal Hollywood (Florida):

2016-09-08 - Train bridge over river collapses with freight train on it, in Côte d’Ivoire:

2016-09-09 - Commercial building partially collapses in coastal Bangkok (Thailand), building evacuated:

2016-09-10 - Deck collapses at home in Hartford (Connecticut), 30+ injured:

2016-09-11 - Home partially collapses in Owings Mills (Maryland), 2 injured:

2016-09-11 - Decommissioned bridge collapses into river in Jiangxi Province (China), 3 missing:

2016-09-11 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in coastal Torrance (California):

2016-09-12 - Building collapses in coastal Newtownards (Ireland):

2016-09-12 - Power outage hits airport in coastal Newark (New Jersey):

2016-09-13 - Boat house collapses on man at Lake Texoma (Texas), 1 killed:

2016-09-13 - Relatively new market building cracking apart in Kampala (Uganda):

Quote: "Barely two and a half years since it was commissioned, Wandegeya Market has developed cracks, with vendors fearing that the building could collapse any time."

2016-09-14 - Three-story residential building collapses in Kolkata (India), 2 killed:

2016-09-14 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Perry Hall (Maryland):

2016-09-15 - Home collapses in Echo Park area in coastal Los Angeles (California):

2016-09-16 - Silo collapses at milk plant in Edendale (New Zealand):

2016-09-16 - Three-story building collapses onto vehicles in Kumasi (Ghana):

2016-09-16 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, traps school bus, in coastal Corpus Christi (Texas):

2016-09-17 - Alabama gas leak worse than reported, no one knows when the pipeline will be fixed or why it happened:

2016-09-18 - Refinery has 'unplanned flaring event' in coastal Torrance (California):

2016-09-18 - Fire escape or patio collapses at apartment building in Alton (Illinois), 3 injured:

2016-09-19 - Balcony collapses at Bovey Castle in Dartmoor (Britain), 10+ injured:

2016-09-19 - Big hole opens on I-40 bridge in Del City (Oklahoma):

2016-09-19 - Building partially collapses in York (Pennsylvania):

2016-09-20 - Apartment building partially collapses in St. Louis (Missouri), near the Mississippi River:

2016-09-20 - Four-story building collapses in Kikuyu (Kenya):

2016-09-21 - Building under construction collapses in coastal Bangkok (Thailand), 1 killed, 4 injured:

2016-09-22 - Home partially collapses in Newark (Delaware), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2016-09-23 - Building partially collapses onto street in Santiago (Chile), 7+ injured:

2016-09-23 - Elevator collapses, falls 19 stories, in Moscow (Russia), 5 killed:

Quote: "The cause of the incident - which saw an elevator drop from the 19th floor of a building in the northeast of the Russian capital - remained unknown."

Note: I'd guess brake failure or brake fire leading to brake failure...

2016-09-23 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Toronto (Canada):

2016-09-24 - Water main breaks, streets flood, in St. George (Utah):

2016-09-25 - Crossing bridge collapses in South Jakarta (Indonesia), near the coast, 3 killed, 3+ injured:

2016-09-25 - Four-story apartment building collapses in Rome (Italy):

2016-09-25 - Building under construction collapses in Duhok (Iraq), 2 killed, 13 injured:

2016-09-25 - Wall collapses onto people in Madhya Pradesh (India), 3 killed, 13 injured:

2016-09-25 - Deck collapses at home in Vestavia Hills (Alabama), 5 injured:

2016-09-26 - Water main breaks in Dagenham (Britain), 150 homes lose water:

2016-09-27 - Building partially collapses onto woman in Atlanta (Georgia), 1 injured:

2016-09-27 - Building collapses onto house in Mirpur (Bangladesh), 1 killed:

2016-09-28 - Power outage blacks out parts of Abbotsford and much of Chilliwack (Canada):

2016-09-28 - Power goes out across most or all of South Australia as storm hits:

Quote: "Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout."

Quote: "South Australian Police Commissioner Grant Stevens has declared the statewide power outage a major incident under the Emergency Management Act."

2016-09-28 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, in Beetham Gardens on the island of Trinidad:,233831.html

2016-08-28 - Wall collapses onto boy at school in Kolkata (India), 1 killed:

2016-09-29 - Private school collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 1 killed, more injured:

2016-09-29 - Building collapses onto man in Delhi (India), 1 killed:

2016-09-30 - Water main breaks, 10 homes damaged, in coastal Vancouver (Canada):

2016-09-30 - Building partially collapses onto street in Covington (Kentucky), 4 injured:

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