Friday, June 1, 2018

2018 - MAY - Infrastructure Collapse




2018-05-01 - Power outage blacks out most or all of Ethiopia:
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=CID-20180501-62900-ETH

2018-05-02 - Building partially collapses in coastal Brooklyn (New York):
http://abc7ny.com/dozens-displaced-when-part-of-building-collapses-in-brooklyn/3420301/
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/30-brooklyn-homes-evacuated-building-collapse-article-1.3968688
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Scaffolding-Collapse-Brooklyn-Injures-One-Person-FDNY-NY-Injuries-Minor-BK-481529101.html
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/05/02/partial-building-collapse-in-bk/

2018-05-02 - Three-year-old bridge collapses in Berhampur (India):
http://odishasuntimes.com/3-yr-old-bridge-collapses-in-odishas-ganjam-vehicular-movement-hit/
http://www.orissapost.com/bridge-collapse-disrupts-traffic-on-berhampur-nayagarh-route/

2018-05-03 - Apartment building partially collapses in Farrell (Pennsylvania):
http://www.wkbn.com/news/local-news/partial-collapse-of-farrell-apartment-building-forces-families-out/1157912399

2018-05-03 - Parking garage partially collapses in Detroit (Michigan), 8 vehicles fall:
http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/section-of-parking-deck-collapses-on-woodbridge-street-in-downtown-detroit
http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2018/05/03/detroit-parking-deck-collapse/576794002/

2018-05-03 - Power outage blacks out 30,000 homes in coastal Copenhagen (Denmark):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=CID-20180504-62945-DNK

2018-05-04 - Building partially collapses in Hartford (Connecticut):
http://fox61.com/2018/05/03/partial-building-collapse-in-hartford-closes-road-but-nobody-injured/
http://www.wfsb.com/story/38105644/partial-building-collapse-closes-road-impacts-2-stores-in-hartford
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Crews-Respond-to-Partial-Building-Collapse-in-Hartford-481641541.html
http://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/hartford/partial-building-collapse-causes-roads-closures-in-hartford/1157652015

2018-05-05 - Building collapses in coastal Alexandria (Egypt), 6+ injured:
http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805041064145609-egypt-building-collapse/
http://en.axar.az/news/incident/272716.html

2018-05-06 - Iron bridge over stream collapses in Ramsoo (India), 4 injured:
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=AC-20180506-62970-PAK
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/four-injured-as-iron-bridge-collapses-in-jk-s-banihal-118050600238_1.html
http://thekashmirimages.com/2018/05/06/four-injured-as-iron-bridge-collapses-in-jks-banihal/
http://www.thenorthlines.com/4-injured-in-iron-bridge-collapse/

2018-05-07 - Fa├žade collapses off building in Denison (Texas):
http://www.heralddemocrat.com/news/20180507/front-facade-collapses-from-downtown-denison-building

2018-05-07 - Four-story building under construction collapses in suburb of Kampala (Uganda), many feared dead:
http://kfm.co.ug/news/over-20-survive-as-building-collapsed.html
http://www.newsghana.com.gh/four-story-building-in-ugandan-capital-collapses-several-people-trapped/
http://nangalama.blogspot.com/2018/05/uganda-scores-trapped-as-building.html

Quote: "Over 20 people have survived and scores are feared dead after a four-storeyed building under construction collapsed along Gava road in Buziga, an upscale Kampala suburb."

2018-05-07 - Power outage blacks out 13,000 homes in/near coastal Brick (New Jersey):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=CID-20180508-62992-USA

2018-05-07 - Water main breaks at Philadelphia International Airport, toilets stop flushing, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):
http://6abc.com/no-water-pressure-at-phila-intl-airport-after-main-break/3440257/
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/05/07/water-main-break-philly-airport/
http://delrionewsherald.com/news_ap/business/article_6182c7d0-8cf9-567f-b5c3-a80b15944dc6.html

2018-05-08 - Banquet hall under construction collapses in Delhi (India), 7 injured:
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/seven-injured-in-building-collapse-in-north-delhi/article23804408.ece
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhi-10-labourers-feared-trapped-in-under-construction-banquet-hall-collapse/articleshow/64066016.cms
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-delhi-under-construction-building-collapses-in-gujranwala-town-labourers-feared-trap-2612525
http://www.asianage.com/metros/delhi/080518/seven-labourers-injured-as-building-collapses-in-new-delhi.html

2018-05-08 - Footbridge over drain collapses in Bengaluru (India), 4,000 people cut off:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bridge-across-bengaluru-drain-collapses-4000-marooned/articleshow/64087879.cms

2018-05-09 - Dam breaks in the Rift Valley (Kenya), dozens killed:
http://www.yahoo.com/news/kenyan-dam-bursts-causing-huge-destruction-deaths-official-053511873.html
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/sea-of-water-from-kenya-dam-burst-kills-at-least-32/ar-AAx34WR
http://www.reuters.tv/v/tHm/2018/05/10/kenyan-farm-dam-bursts-killing-dozens
http://www.cnn.com/2018/05/10/africa/kenya-dam-burst/index.html

2018-05-09 - Building partially collapses in Chicago (Illinois):
http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/auburn-gresham-building-collapse-482123171.html
http://wgntv.com/2018/05/08/daycare-damaged-after-building-collapses-on-south-side/

2018-05-09 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Temecula (California):
http://www.myvalleynews.com/story/2018/05/09/news/temecula-water-main-break-flooding-lead-to-sinkhole-on-jefferson-avenue/60713.html
http://patch.com/california/temecula/large-temecula-sinkhole-prompts-closure-flooding-envelopes-road

2018-05-10 - Ceiling collapses onto students at school in Birmingham (Britain), several injured:
http://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6256206/nechells-primary-academy-building-collapses/

2018-05-11 - Deck collapses near pond at Clay Pits Pond State Preserve on Staten Island (New York):
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/05/11/staten-island-deck-collapse/

2018-05-12 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Cooper City (Florida):
http://wsvn.com/news/local/water-main-break-creates-sinkhole-outside-cooper-city-neighborhood/
http://www.local10.com/news/florida/broward/sinkhole-opens-at-entrance-to-gated-community-in-cooper-city

2018-05-13 - Wall collapses near apartment buildings in coastal Bronx (New York):
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Firefighters-Respond-to-Collapsed-Retaining-Wall-Bronx-Bailey-Avenue-482487531.html
http://bronx.news12.com/story/38179180/retaining-wall-collapses-behind-kingsbridge-heights-building
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/bronx/news/2018/05/13/emergency-crews-respond-wall-collapse-bronx-new-york-city
http://abc7ny.com/retaining-wall-collapses-behind-bronx-apartment-building/3468547/

2018-05-13 - Bridge collapses into river in the Neelum Valley in Kashmir (Pakistan), 5 killed, 11 missing:
http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-44101979/pakistan-bridge-collapse-kills-at-least-five-students
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2018/05/13/bridge-collapse-in-kashmir-leaves-5-dead-11-missing.html
http://www.koin.com/news/national/bridge-collapses-into-river-in-kashmir-3-dead-15-missing/1176235512
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/bridge-collapses-into-river-in-kashmir-5-dead-11-missing/ar-AAxdgy1

2018-05-13 - Water main breaks in Sugar Land (Texas):
http://abc13.com/water-main-break-affecting-homes-in-sugar-land-community/3469132/
http://www.click2houston.com/news/water-main-break-leaves-about-50-sugar-land-homes-without-water

2018-05-14 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens and swallows backhoe, in Hackensack (New Jersey):
http://www.nj.com/bergen/index.ssf/2018/05/that_sinking_feeling_backhoe_swallowed_up_by_sinkh.html
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Sinkhole-New-Jersey-Swallows-Construction-Equipment-Bergen-County-482574551.html
http://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-jersey/articles/2018-05-15/sinkhole-swallows-up-backhoe-digging-to-repair-water-main
http://brooklyn.news12.com/story/38190373/sinkhole-swallows-up-backhoe-outside-hackensack-mall

2018-05-14 - Water main breaks, area floods, in coastal Hampton (Virginia):
http://www.dailypress.com/news/hampton/dp-nws-hampton-water-main-20180513-story.html

2018-05-15 - Pipeline leaks 10,000 liters of crude oil into water body near Drayton Valley (Canada):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=ED-20180516-63133-CAN

2018-05-15 - Sewer pipe collapses, huge sinkhole opens on street in Cincinnati (Ohio):
http://www.wlwt.com/article/massive-sinkhole-shakes-up-northside/20685519
http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2018/05/15/northside-sinkhole-collapsed-sewer-pipe-blame/610455002/
http://www.fox19.com/story/38187735/photo-9-foot-sinkhole-opens-on-cincinnati-street

2018-05-15 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):
http://www.wdsu.com/article/sinkhole-in-irish-channel-sends-water-shooting-into-the-sky/20712127
http://www.nola.com/traffic/index.ssf/2018/05/geyser_spews_from_irish_channe.html

2018-05-15 - Overpass under construction collapses in Uttar Pradesh (India), 18+ killed:
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=AC-20180516-63119-IND
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/several-killed-trapped-as-under-construction-flyover-collapses-in-varanasi/story-0Gq1zXgKFksv3MJF4nIL9I.html
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/under-construction-flyover-collapses-in-varanasi-atleast-12-dead/articleshow/64177996.cms
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-44128439

2018-05-16 - Water main breaks, underground electrical explosion ensues, in Springfield (Massachusetts):
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2018/05/water_main_break_prompts_explo.html
http://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/crews-working-to-fix-downtown-water-main-break/1182276571

2018-05-16 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Fairfield (Alabama):
http://www.wbrc.com/story/38208419/fairfield-sinkhole-fixed-road-reopens
http://www.wbrc.com/clip/14352735/fairfield-sinkhole

2018-05-17 - Bridge over Greens Bayou buckling in Houston (Texas):
http://abc13.com/traffic/bridge-over-greens-bayou-damaged-by-buckling/3486137/
http://www.khou.com/article/traffic/bridge-closure-crews-working-to-repair-buckling-at-greens-bayou-in-ne-houston/285-552918049

2018-05-17 - Street buckles in Rochester (Minnesota):
http://www.kimt.com/content/news/Road-buckles-in-Rochester-482976951.html

2018-05-18 - Nuclear plant unexpectedly shuts down at Columbia Generating Station near Richland (Washington):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=NC-20180519-63172-USA
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/may/18/columbia-generating-station-shuts-down-unexpectedl/
http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/columbia-generating-station-shuts-down-unplanned-event
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/hanford/article211425994.html

2018-05-18 - Apartment building roof partially collapses in Glen Rock (Pennsylvania):
http://www.abc27.com/news/local/york/roof-collapse-at-apartment-building-in-york-county/1186817947
http://www.wgal.com/article/york-county-roof-collapse-forces-residents-out-of-apartment-building/20740114
http://www.ydr.com/story/news/local/2018/05/18/apartment-building-roof-collapses-glen-rock-dozens-evacuated/622263002/
http://fox43.com/2018/05/18/people-evacuated-from-apartment-building-after-roof-collapse-in-glen-rock-borough/

2018-05-18 - Home partially collapses in Gowanus area in coastal Brooklyn (New York):
http://bklyner.com/gowanus-building-collapse/
http://patch.com/new-york/gowanus/wall-collapses-gowanus-home-fdny-says

2018-05-18 - Water main breaks on I-40 in Kingston (Tennessee):
http://www.wvlt.tv/content/news/Water-main-break-closes-I-40-westbound-lane-in-Kingston-483054391.html

2018-05-19 - Train bridge partially collapses, train derails, in Alexandria (Virginia):
http://alextimes.com/2018/05/derailment/
http://patch.com/virginia/oldtownalexandria/freight-train-derails-alexandria-police
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Partial-Bridge-Collapse-Causes-Train-Derailment-No-Injuries-483118161.html
http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/partial-bridge-collapse-causes-train-derailment-no-injuries/
http://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/amtrak-to-be-affected-by-freight-train-derailment-in-alexandria/65-555474486

2018-05-19 - Vacant commercial building collapses in Boswell (Indiana):
http://www.tribdem.com/news/local_news/abandoned-boswell-building-collapses/article_3fb4378a-5bdc-11e8-b653-8ba0d68b82e7.html

2018-05-20 - Overpass collapses and crushes two vehicles near coastal Manila (Philippine Islands):
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1744003/Manila/Local-News/Flyover-collapses-in-Cavite

2018-05-21 - Commercial building partially collapses in Whitehall (New York):
http://wnyt.com/news/village-of-whitehall-under-state-of-emergency/4915180/
http://cbs6albany.com/news/local/state-of-emergency-in-whitehall-after-partial-building-collapse
http://poststar.com/news/local/building-collapse-closes-street-in-whitehall/article_863e2350-0ccc-5cc5-8999-6a4eb4f5a64d.html

2018-05-21 - Water main breaks, cars submerged, in Newburn (Britain):
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newburn-flooding-water-live-updates-14684188
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/first-footage-shows-cars-submerged-14684510
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/everything-know-major-flood-submerged-14685307
http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2018-05-21/cars-submerged-in-newburn-bridge-flooding/

2018-05-22 - Home partially collapses in West Mount Airy section of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):
http://www.fox29.com/news/home-partially-collapses-in-west-mount-airy
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/05/22/building-partially-collapses-in-west-mount-airy/

2018-05-22 - Building collapses in Jodhpur (India), people trapped:
http://www.news18.com/news/india/building-collapses-in-jodhpur-several-feared-trapped-1756085.html
http://www.latestly.com/india/building-collapses-in-jodhpur-around-dozen-feared-trapped-175835.html
http://www.thequint.com/news/rajasthan-building-collapse-jodhpur

2018-05-23 - Water emitting foul odor in Elsa (Texs):
http://www.krgv.com/story/38262204/elsa-resident-concerned-over-foul-odor-coming-from-water
http://archive.org/details/ElsaResidentConcernedOverFoulOdorComingFromWater
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC4JoZaf9gs

2018-05-23 - Building partially collapses in Madrid (Spain), 1 injured, 2 missing:
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/23/c_137198666.htm
http://www.china.org.cn/world/2018-05/23/content_51493156.htm

2018-05-24 - Building partially collapses in Cambridge (Maryland):
http://www.wboc.com/story/38260156/building-partially-collapses-in-cambridge
http://www.dorchesterbanner.com/dorchester/breaking-news-partial-collapse-of-505-race-st/

2018-05-24 - Theater collapses in Tucuman (Argentina), 3+ killed:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44237686
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/argentina-building-collapse-leaves-at-least-one-dead-10273090

2018-05-25 - Church partially collapses in San Angelo (Texas):
http://sanangelolive.com/news/crashes/2018-05-25/cause-victory-christian-centers-building-collapse-unclear
http://www.conchovalleyhomepage.com/news/local-news/roof-collapses-at-victory-christian-center/1199891736
http://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/local/2018/05/25/san-angelo-church-roof-collapses-catastrophic-failure/645345002/

2018-05-25 - Building wall collapses onto car in St. Paul (Minnesota):
http://www.fox9.com/news/wall-collapses-on-vehicle-in-st-paul-occupants-not-injured
http://www.kare11.com/article/news/wall-collapses-on-vehicle-in-st-paul/89-558335540

2018-05-26 - Ceiling collapses at church in coastal Ipswich (Massachusetts):
http://whdh.com/news/church-ceiling-collapses-in-ipswich/
http://www.fox25boston.com/news/ceiling-collapses-at-historic-ipswich-church/756639252
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/05/25/ceiling-collapses-ipswich-church/zB6J762IaYbSU9CAE7AmxM/story.html
http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/05/25/ceiling-collapse-historic-ipswich-living-faith-united-methodist-church-building-inspector/

2018-05-26 - Building partially collapses in Kosciusko (Mississippi):
http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/38281316/structure-collapse-on-kosciusko-square

2018-05-27 - Vacant building collapses onto another vacant building in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):
http://www.fox29.com/news/abandoned-building-collapses-onto-second-building-in-north-philadelphia

2018-05-27 - Porch collapses in Highland Park (Illinois), 3 injured:
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/porch-collapse-in-highland-park-injures-three
http://patch.com/illinois/highlandpark/3-hurt-highland-park-porch-collapse
http://abc7chicago.com/3-injured-in-highland-park-porch-collapse/3527187/

2018-05-28 - Walkway collapses at apartment building in Detroit (Michigan), 2 injured:
http://www.wxyz.com/news/walkway-collapses-at-apartment-complex-in-detroit-two-injured
http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/detroit-apartment-complex-condemned-after-walkway-collapses-injuring-two

2018-05-29 - Building partially collapses into the Housatonic River in Shelton (Connecticut):
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Building-Collapses-Into-River-in-Shelton-483965011.html
http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Part-of-old-Shelton-building-collapses-in-12951175.php
http://www.wfsb.com/story/38299010/part-of-shelton-building-collapses-lands-in-river-nearby
http://valley.newhavenindependent.org/archives/entry/building_collapse_reported_in_shelton/
http://www.thehour.com/local/article/Part-of-old-Shelton-building-collapses-in-12951175.php
http://newstral.com/en/article/en/1096502074/partial-building-collapse-on-canal-street

2018-05-29 - Five-story building collapses in Ruaka (Kenya), 1 injured:
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001282219/five-storey-building-collapses-in-ruaka
http://citizentv.co.ke/news/building-collapses-in-ruaka-one-person-feared-trapped-202061/
http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/kiambu/Five-storey-building-collapses-in-Ruaka/1183274-4584864-l3hslr/index.html
http://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/29835-5-storey-building-collapses-ruaka

2018-05-29 - Pavement buckles on Bass Pro Dive Bridge in Grapevine (Texas):
http://cbsaustin.com/news/local/pavement-on-dallas-area-bridge-buckles-from-intense-heat

2018-05-30 - Building collapses in coastal Salalah (Oman):
http://beta.timesofoman.com/article/135443/Oman/Building-collapses-in-central-Salalah

2018-05-30 - Water supply contaminated by toxic algae in Salem (Oregon):
http://nypost.com/2018/05/30/cryptic-emergency-alert-sends-oregon-city-into-panic/

Quote: "Officials wanted to warn Salem-area residents Tuesday night that elevated levels of a natural toxin caused by the algae bloom had made area tap water unsafe for children and people with compromised immune systems."

2018-05-30 - Water main breaks, road may collapse, in Tulsa (Oklahoma):
http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/tpd-road-may-collapse-after-east-tulsa-water-main-break

2018-05-31 - Building partially collapses in Marshall (Indiana):
http://www.trueoldieswaxi.com/2018/05/31/marshall-indiana-building-collapses/
http://www.tribstar.com/news/building-collapses-in-downtown-marshall/article_b11a8438-64d3-11e8-9133-97f2eea3ace9.html
http://www.wthitv.com/content/news/Building-collapse-in-Parke-County-forces-road-closures--484199881.html
http://www.mywabashvalley.com/news/building-collapse-in-marshall-indiana/1210335099
http://www.wthitv.com/content/video/484221811.html

2018-05-31 - Hole opens on I-40 bridge in Del City (Oklahoma):
http://okcfox.com/news/local/i-40-narrowed-after-hole-opens-up-in-troublesome-bridge-in-del-city
http://kfor.com/2018/05/31/busy-interstate-narrowed-after-hole-discovered-in-del-city-bridge/

2018-05-31 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole opens, in Huntington (West Virginia):
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/sinkhole-will-narrow-th-avenue-until-friday/article_18a39b0b-2193-57a8-9490-cc08b6e617b1.html
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/_recent_news/portion-of-th-avenue-closed-in-huntington-after-sinkhole-forms/article_25a20148-63fb-11e8-8a85-a3ae6e0372e1.html
http://wvah.com/news/local/sinkhole-leaves-traffic-down-to-one-lane-in-huntington

2018-05-31 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole opens, in coastal Wilmington (North Carolina):
http://www.wwaytv3.com/2018/05/31/cfpua-closes-portion-of-s-college-rd-wrightsville-ave/
http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20180531/traffic-update-cfpua-closes-part-of-south-college-road
http://www.wect.com/story/38319769/traffic-alert-lanes-on-s-college-rd-wrightsville-ave-closed-for-sinkhole-sewer-repair

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