Thursday, January 1, 2015

2014 - DEC - Infrastructure Collapse

2014-12-31 - Apartment building partially collapses in Pico Rivera (California), 30 people displaced:

2014-12-30 - Wall collapses at Morton Salt building, salt pours onto cars, in Chicago (Illinois):

Note: Vehicular a-salt!

2014-12-29 - Scaffolding collapses at school in Beijing (China), 10 killed, 4 injured:

2014-12-27 - Three-story building partially collapses into pile of rubble, buries some cars, in Cincinnati (Ohio):

Quote: "Some of the cars next to the building were buried because of rubble."

2014-12-27 - Apartment building partially collapses in Perrysville area of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), 6 families evacuated:

2014-12-26 - Road collapses in Williamston (South Carolina):

2014-12-25 - Building under construction collapses in Abuja (Nigeria), 3 killed, 3 injured:

2014-12-25 - Building collapses on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 2 killed:

2014-12-25 - Vacant silk mill collapses in Buffalo (New York):

2014-12-24 - Duplex partially collapses in Olney section of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 2 injured:

2014-12-24 - Manufacturing building partially collapses in Syracuse (New York):

2014-12-24 - Pipeline ruptures and spews oil near the Black Sea in coastal Tuapse (Russia):

2014-12-23 - Oil rig loses power in the North Sea, non-essential personnel evacuated:

2014-12-23 - Hole opens in bridge over the Great Pee Dee River near Florence (South Carolina):

2014-12-22 - Bridge deteriorating and closed in Laclede County (Missouri):

2014-12-21 - Third building in three weeks evacuated because of imminent collapse in Vienna (Austria):

Quote: "For a third time in as many weeks, an apartment building in Vienna has had to be evacuated by rescue services due to fears of its imminent collapse..."

2014-12-21 - Two-story building collapses in Chandni Mahal, Old Delhi (India), 1 killed, 4 injured:

2014-12-20 - Home collapses in Qalioubiya (Egypt), 2 killed, 2 injured:

Quote: "The incident is reminiscent of a similar event that took place in November, where 15 people died when an eight-story building collapsed in the western Cairo suburb of Matariya."

2014-12-19 - Building under construction collapses in Henan Province (China), 5 killed, 9 injured:

2014-12-17 - Five-story residential building collapses in Nairobi (Kenya), at least 6 killed, 11 injured:

2014-12-17 - Fort Calhoun Nuclear Generating Station unexpectedly shuts down in Nebraska, 'non-emergency event':

2014-12-17 - Transformer issue blacks out 1000 buildings in coastal West Haven (Connecticut):

2014-12-16 - Vacant building collapses in Syracuse (New York):

2014-12-16 - Silos collapse on barge in the Hudson River near new Tappan Zee bridge site (New York):

2014-12-16 - Tunnel collapses at hydro plant in Lam Dong Province (Vietnam), 12 people trapped:

2014-12-15 - Two homes collapse in Asyut Governorate (Egypt), at least 6 killed:

2014-12-15 - Many federal government buildings lose power due to electrical problems in coastal Washington DC:

2014-12-14 - Chunk of bridge collapses onto I-40 in Midwest City (Oklahoma):

2014-12-13 - Kindergarten building collapses in coastal Hebei Province (China), 3 killed, 3 injured:

2014-12-13 - Bridge over the River Tuipui collapses in south Mizoram (India), 1 killed, 9 injured:

2014-12-13 - Major power outages hit Jersey City (New Jersey):

2014-12-12 - Pedestrian bridge collapses in Çorum (Turkey), 1 injured:

2014-12-11 - Large section of roof collapses at grocery store in coastal San Jose (California):

2014-12-11 - Large building partially collapses in Holyoke (Massachusetts), entire city block evacuated:

Quote: "An entire city block in downtown Holyoke has been evacuated, due to the collapse of a multi-story section of the former Essex House hotel."

2014-12-11 - Building partially collapses, parapet falls off onto street, in Portland (Oregon):

2014-12-11 - Bridge collapses, dumps car into water, in Milburn (Canada), on Prince Edward Island, sinkhole opens separately:

Quote: "Almost an hour after the Milburn bridge collapse, police responded after a vehicle got stuck in a sink hole that had developed on Route 175 in Tyne Valley."

2014-12-10 - Hole opens in Crutcho Creek Bridge on I-40 in Midwest City (Oklahoma):

2014-12-09 - Government building under construction collapses in Pyongyang (North Korea), 80 killed:

2014-12-09 - Wall collapses onto children at school in Huaibei (China), 5 killed:

2014-12-09 - Stone Bridge rapidly deteriorating in Tiverton (Britain):

Quote: "The bad news is that the Stone Bridge abutment continues to deteriorate at a pace quicker than anyone anticipated..."

2014-12-09 - Apartment building (another one) about to collapse in Vienna (Austria), building evacuated:

2014-12-08 - Three-story building under construction collapses in Randfontein (South Africa):

2014-12-08 - Trolley bridge over the Clackamas River about to collapse near Gladstone (Oregon):

2014-12-07 - Building collapses in coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

Note: A man was fleeing the cops and jumped onto the building, which then collapsed onto him...

2014-12-07 - Building partially collapses in Logan Square in Chicago (Illinois), near Lake Michigan, 1 injured:

2014-12-06 - Restaurant under construction collapses in coastal Accra (Ghana), at least 1 killed, 12 injured:

2014-12-06 - Building under construction collapses in Chicago (Illinois), near Lake Michigan:

2014-12-06 - Building starts collapsing, evacuated, in Vienna (Austria):

2014-12-05 - Tunnel under construction collapses in coastal Fujian Province (China), 21 workers trapped:

2014-12-05 - Fire escape collapses at apartment building on Spring Street in Hartford (Connecticut), 1 injured:

2014-12-04 - Callaway Nuclear Generating Station experiences sudden shutdown, electrical problem, near Fulton (Missouri):

2014-12-04 - Building collapses near the Tbilisi Sea in Tbilisi (Georgia), 1 killed, 9 injured:

Quote: "One dead and nine injured as a result of the collapse of building in Tbilisi. The wall of the residential complex 'Olympic Star' has collapsed near the Tbilisi sea. The victims are citizens of China. They have been transferred to different hospitals."

2014-12-04 - Pier collapses in coastal Portland (Maine), boats and pickup damaged, 1 injured:

2014-12-04 - Major power outage hits Quebec (Canada), 188,000 homes go dark:

2014-12-03 - Largest nuclear plant in Europe and 5th largest in the world has problems in Ukraine, near the Dnieper River:

2014-12-03 - Building collapses near downtown Raleigh (North Carolina):

2014-12-03 - Bridge under construction over the River Narmada collapses in Madhya Pradesh (India), 15+ injured:

2014-12-02 - Massive power outage hits downtown Detroit (Michigan), schools, hospitals, traffic lights and more go dark:

2014-12-02 - Building collapses in Walton-on-the-Hill (Britain), 1 killed:

2014-12-02 - Wall collapses at building site in the Isle of Dogs in coastal London (Britain), 1 killed:

2014-12-01 - Auto shop collapses in Sacramento (California):

2014-12-01 - Building partially collapses onto parked cars in coastal Durban (South Africa):

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