Wednesday, July 1, 2015

2015 - JUN - Infrastructure Collapse

2015-06-01 - Car showroom collapses at car dealership in Milton Keynes (Britain):

2015-06-01 - Warehouse partially collapses in Columbia (South Carolina):

2015-06-01 - Arcade roof collapses in Somerville (New Jersey):

2015-06-02 - Natural gas pipeline ruptures, spews gas into the Arkansas River near Little Rock (Arkansas):

2015-06-03 - Tobin Bridge over the Mystic River crumbling, debris falls onto road, in coastal Boston (Massachusetts):

2015-06-03 - Wall collapses at building site in Lyme Regis (Britain), 1 killed:

2015-06-04 - Three-story residential building collapses in Kisumu (Kenya), near Lake Victoria, 5 injured, dozens trapped:

2015-06-04 - Roof collapses in Sandton, Johannesburg (South Africa), 1 injured:

2015-06-04 - Power outage hits Cannon County and Rutherford County (Tennessee), 16,000 homes in the dark:

2015-06-05 - Water emergency hits Bartlett (Texas) when pump and backup pump both fail:

2015-06-05 - Bridge buckles near DFW Airport (Texas):

2015-06-06 - Vacant building partially collapses in York (Pennsylvania):

2015-06-07 - Building partially collapses in Laramie (Wyoming):

2015-06-08 - Huge chunk of concrete collapses on side of hotel in Bloomington (Minnesota), hotel evacuated:

Quote: "Guests staying at the La Quinta Inn have different descriptions of the noise that woke the hotel. 'It sounded like a bomb went off,' Mark McMillan said. 'At first, I thought it was an asteroid that hit,' Paul Jimenez said. 'I thought maybe it was explosion of some kind,' Carrie Syrstad said."

2015-06-08 - Power outage and backup failure hits train system in Toronto (Canada), more than 100,000 people affected:

2015-06-08 - Power outage hits coastal San Jose (California), 10,000 homes go dark:

2015-06-09 - Building facade collapses in coastal Norfolk (Virginia):

2015-06-10 - Gas line ruptures near Unityville (Pennsylvania):

2015-06-10 - Gas line ruptures along the Red River in Bossier Parish (Louisiana):

2015-06-10 - Residential building collapses in Zunyi (China):

2015-06-10 - Home collapses onto woman in Ibadan, Oyo State (Nigeria), 1 injured:

2015-06-11 - Church under construction collapses in Kogi (Nigeria), 5 injured:

2015-06-11 - Pavement explodes on I-435 near or on Waldron River Road bridge in Kansas City (Missouri):

2015-06-11 - Restaurant facade collapses in Bucktown area in Chicago (Illinois):

2015-06-11 - Sewer line collapses in Trenton (Ohio):

2015-06-11 - Building under construction collapses in Springfield (Missouri), 3 injured:

2015-06-11 - Building under construction partially collapses onto men in coastal Chittagong (Bangladesh), 1 killed, 2 injured:

2015-06-12 - Bank drive-thru collapses in coastal Fort Myers (Florida):

2015-06-12 - Residential building partially collapses in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2015-06-13 - Building partially collapses in Boardman (Ohio):

2015-06-13 - Building about to collapse in Lancaster (Collapsovania), street closed:

2015-06-13 - Building under construction collapses in Wadgaon Burduk (India), 8 injured:

2015-06-14 - Massive water-main break floods neighborhood in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "The first calls to emergency responders came in at 4:00 a.m. Sunday after a 36-inch main broke under North 52nd Street. Police and firefighters arrived to find water surging up from beneath the street - water that would eventually buckle the asphalt, jostle parked vehicles and quickly turn the street into a river. First responders helped residents out of their homes and away from the rising water."

2015-06-14 - Nine-story residential building collapses in Zunyi (China), 3 missing, injuries reported:

2015-06-14 - Building under construction collapses at Qassim University in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia), 9 killed, 6 injured:

2015-06-15 - Nuclear reactor shut down due to 'electrical disturbance' in Buchanan (New York):

Quote: "The cause of the electrical disturbance was not immediately known. Last month, the reactor was shut down during a transformer fire."

2015-06-15 - Building collapses in Lahore (Pakistan), 3 killed, 4 injured:

2015-06-16 - Balcony collapses at residential building in coastal Berkeley (California), 6 killed, 7 injured:

Quote: "A balcony that collapsed at an apartment complex in Berkeley has killed six young people and sent seven others to the hospital with life-threatening injuries."

2015-06-16 - Facade crumbles off building in downtown Denver (Colorado):

2015-06-16 - Cinema roof collapses onto hundreds of people in coastal Cebu City (Philippine Islands), 6 injured:

2015-06-17 - Building collapses in Akron (Ohio):

2015-06-17 - Building partially collapses in Onancock (Virginia):

2015-06-17 - Bridge collapses an hour after train crosses it, in Huntington County (Indiana):

2015-06-18 - Building collapses on Haywood Road in West Asheville (North Carolina):

2015-06-18 - Bridge under renovation partially collapses in Ridgway (Pennsylvania), several injured:

2015-06-18 - Another massive water main break floods another part of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2015-06-19 - Highway bridge over river collapses in Heyuan City (China), 1 killed, 4 injured:

2015-06-19 - Rail bridge over canal collapses in coastal Chittagong (Bangladesh), 2+ tanker cars fall into canal, 3 injured:

2015-06-19 - Sewer main collapses in Murphysboro (Illinois):

2015-06-20 - String of recent building collapses causing alarm in China:

2015-06-21 - Bridge over the South Sulphur River collapses near Dallas (Texas), 3 rescued:

2015-06-21 - Building partially collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 2 killed, 5 injured:

2015-06-22 - In separate incidents, two five-story buildings collapse in Kumasi (Ghana):

2015-06-22 - Shopping mall under construction collapses in coastal Malacca (Malaysia), 3 killed, 6 injured:

2015-06-22 - Luxury hotel under construction collapses in Mandalay (Myanmar), 2 killed, dozens injured:

2015-06-22 - Balcony collapses onto children in Noida (India), 1 killed, 3 injured:

2015-06-23 - Four-story building under construction collapses in Shaikpet (India), 2 injured:

2015-06-24 - Building partially collapses in Fishtown area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 4 injured:

2015-06-24 - Water main ruptures, creates sinkhole, in Allentown (Pennsylvania):

2015-06-25 - Building under construction collapses in New Delhi (India), 10 injured:

2015-06-25 - Water main ruptures, sinkhole swallows pickup, on the island of Oahu (Hawaii):

2015-06-25 - Five-story building collapses in Pasay City (Philippine Islands):

2015-06-26 - Gas station under construction collapses in Evansdale (Iowa), 2 injured:

2015-06-26 - Water main collapses, sinkhole swallows pickup, in Palolo (Hawaii):

2015-06-26 - Building partially collapses, people run for cover, in Freeganj (India):

2015-06-27 - Home collapses in coastal Baltimore (Maryland), 2 injured:

2015-06-27 - Two-story building collapses on girl in Dhaka (Bangaldesh), 1 killed:

2015-06-27 - Bricks crumble off building onto street in Toronto (Canada):

2015-06-28 - Hole opens in I-70 bridge near Clear Spring (Maryland):

2015-06-28 - Building collapses in Bihar (India), 4 killed:

2015-06-29 - Sewer collapses, causes sinkhole, in Youngstown (Ohio):

2015-06-29 - Residential building collapses in Basti (India), 4 killed:

2015-06-29 - Bridge under construction collapses in Kurnool (India), 4 injured:

2015-06-30 - I-70 bridge over Elkhorn Creek crumbling away near Salina (Kansas):

Quote: "On the underside of the bridge that spans Elkhorn Creek, several large chunks of concrete have fallen away, exposing the embedded lattice of reinforcing steel bars. In a few places, sheets of plywood have been wired to the rebar to cover the holes and keep more pieces of concrete from falling."

Note: Aw hell, time to break out the duct tape!

2015-06-30 - Major power outage hits Yakima (Washington):

Quote: "Pacific Power in Yakima is experiencing a power outage affecting more than 15,000 customers, down from 27,000 earlier tonight.Pacific Power said on their website the estimated time of restoration: 8:00 p.m. Zip codes of areas affected are 98902, 98904, 98908 and 98909. They are unsure what caused the power outage."

2015-06-30 - Building under construction partially collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 3 injured:

2015-06-30 - New-ish school crumbling and falling apart in Lahore (Pakistan):

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