Thursday, September 1, 2016

2016 - AUG - Infrastructure Collapse

2016-08-01 - Home collapses in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

2016-08-01 - Two-story building collapses in Hyderabad (India), 2 killed:

2016-08-01 - Building collapses in Delhi (India), 3 killed:

2016-08-01 - Water main breaks, street floods, in Frankford area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):;-septa-buses-detoured/1451856/

2016-08-02 - Train bridge partially collapses in Barrow upon Soar (Britain):

2016-08-02 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and swallows SUV, in Albany (New York):

2016-08-02 - Architecture and infrastructure are collapsing days before the Olympics, in coastal Rio de Janeiro (Brazil):

2016-08-03 - River bridge collapses near coastal Goa (India), two buses swept away, 2 killed, 20 missing:

2016-08-03 - Building partially collapses, bricks and debris rain onto people, in coastal Newark (New Jersey), 3 lightly injured:

2016-08-03 - Three-story building collapses in Sohag (Egypt), near the Nile River, 7 killed:

2016-08-03 - Five-story building collapses in Nairobi (Kenya):

2016-08-04 - As Alaska's permafrost melts away, the Alaska Highway, a critical transportation artery, is rapidly deteriorating:

2016-08-04 - Floor collapses at Church's Chicken in Livingston (Texas), woman seriously burned by hot grease:

2016-08-04 - Roof collapses onto man in coastal Tampa (Florida), 1 injured:

2016-08-04 - Four-story building collapses in Hanoi (Vietnam), 2 killed, several injured:

2016-08-04 - Building collapses in Khadak Galli, Karnataka (India):

2016-08-05 - Genesee River bridge partially collapses into the river in Rochester (New York):

2016-08-05 - Railing collapses at Snoop Dogg concert at the BB&T Pavillion in Camden (New Jersey), 42 injured:

2016-08-05 - Two buildings partially collapse in coastal Mumbai (India):

2016-08-05 - Vacant building collapses in Cantt (India):

2016-08-05 - Storm sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in Corvallis (Oregon):

2016-08-05 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Pittsford (New York):

2016-08-05 - Two water mains break, one forms sinkhole, in Toronto (Canada):

2016-08-06 - Massive power outage blacks out most of Kenya:

2016-08-06 - Four-story building collapses in coastal Casablanca (Morocco), 2+ killed, 24+ injured:

Quote: "A statement from Casablanca municipality confirmed the death of a man and a young girl in the collapse and said another 24 people had been injured."

2016-08-06 - Merrimack River bridge crumbling in Haverhill (Massachusetts):

2016-08-07 - Two-story building collapses in Bhiwandi (India), near the coast, 2+ killed, more trapped:

2016-08-07 - Water main breaks, street floods, in Rochester (New York):

2016-08-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Toronto (Canada):

2016-08-08 - Building partially collapses in Des Moines (Iowa):

2016-08-08 - Another building collapses in Bhiwandi (India), near the coast, 3 injured:

2016-08-08 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole forms and swallows truck, in San Antonio (Texas):

2016-08-09 - Building collapses at Le Vele Acquapark (Italy):

2016-08-09 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in York (Britain):

2016-08-10 - Roof collapses at building in Delhi (India), 1 killed, 4 injured:

2016-08-11 - Building partially collapses onto cars, four cars damaged, in Bethlehem (Pennsylvania):

2016-08-11 - Sewer line breaks, sinkhole forms, in Albuquerque (New Mexico):

2016-08-12 - Bridge collapses near Greyhound station in Raleigh (North Carolina):

2016-08-13 - Wall collapses in coastal Manila (Philippine Islands), 40 homes affected, 2 killed, 15 injured:

2016-08-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Las Vegas (Nevada):

2016-08-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Victoriaville (Canada):

2016-08-14 - Building partially collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2016-08-14 - Building collapses in Marrakech (Morocco), 2 killed:

2016-08-15 - Apartment building partially collapses in Colorado Springs (Colorado):

2016-08-15 - Big crack forms on bridge in coastal Mumbai (India):

2016-08-16 - Vacant building collapses in South St. Louis (Missouri):

2016-08-16 - Vacant pub collapses in Blackburn (Britain), 6 injured:

2016-08-17 - Vacant building partially collapses in Albany (New York):

2016-08-17 - Two-story home collapses in Kolkata (India):

2016-08-17 - Water main breaks, street floods, in Hoboken (New Jersey):

2016-08-18 - Municipal water supply contaminated in Havelock North (New Zealand), near the coast, 1 killed, thousands sickened:

2016-08-19 - Building partially collapses at waste site in Derby (Britain):

2016-08-19 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in coastal Waipahu (Hawaii):

2016-08-21 - Rail bridge collapses and dumps freight train into the Tolten River in Chile:

2016-08-20 - Bridge under construction partially collapses in coastal Acapulco (Mexico), 8 injured:

2016-08-20 - New school starts cracking apart in Jaipur (India):

2016-08-20 - Home collapses in Jigawa State (Nigeria), 2 killed:

2016-08-20 - Building starts crumbling and raining bricks in Adrian (Michigan):

2016-08-20 - Power outage hits Colchester (Britain):

2016-08-21 - Train bridge fails, freight train derails, 5 cars fall into Denton Creek, in Roanoke (Texas):

2016-08-21 - Power outage hits coastal San Leandro and Oakland (California), 12,000 homes go dark:

2016-08-21 - Factory roof collapses in Faridpur District (Bangladesh), 5 killed, 50 injured:

2016-08-22 - River bridge collapses in Xiushui County (China), vehicles plunge into river, 3 killed:

2016-08-22 - Building under construction collapses in Moroto (Uganda), 1 killed:

2016-08-22 - Manhole spews sewage onto street in Bourne End (Britain):

Quote: "Bourne End has been plagued with a 'foul smell' after sewage started spewing on to a street yesterday afternoon, residents say. A manhole started leaking on the Marlow Road on Sunday, August 21 – leaving cars and pavements on the street splattered with the mess."

2016-08-23 - Three-story building collapses at university in Kano (Nigeria), 5+ injured:

2016-08-23 - Building collapses in Langzhong (China), 6 killed, 1 missing:

Quote: "Six people have been killed and another remains missing after a construction site collapse in Langzhong city in southwestern China's Sichuan Province on August 23."

2016-08-23 - Martial arts studio starts crumbling and collapsing in Altoona (Pennsylvania):

2016-08-24 - Building collapses in coastal Baltimore (Maryland), 2 injured:

2016-08-25 - Huge wind turbine collapses in coastal Cape Breton (Canada):

Quote: "One week after an 80-metre wind turbine collapsed in Cape Breton, there is still no clear indication of what caused what's believed to be the first catastrophic failure of its kind in Canada."

2016-08-26 - Mattress store partially collapses in Wheaton (Maryland):

2016-08-26 - Roof collapses at building in Mecca (Saudi Arabia), 1 killed:

2016-08-26 - Water main breaks, street floods, in Woodlawn (Maryland):

2016-08-26 - Storm sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in Davenport (Iowa):

2016-08-27 - School building collapses in Alfadanga (Bangladesh), 1 killed, 50 injured:

2016-08-27 - Roof collapses at factory in Lahore (Pakistan), 2 injured:

2016-08-28 - Water main breaks, two sinkholes open, on the Florida Turnpike in Miami Gardens (Florida), near the coast:

2016-08-29 - Around 5000 people sickened by the water supply in Kahramanmaras Province (Turkey):

Quote: "Around 5,000 people living in the Elbistan district of the Mediterranean province of Kahramanmaras rushed to local hospitals on Aug. 27, allegedly after being poisoned by the district's drinking water, Dogan News Agency has reported. Locals suffering from fever, nausea and vertigo flooded hospitals in the district late on Aug. 27."

2016-08-29 - Building partially collapses in West Mifflin (Pennstlvania):

2016-08-29 - Residential building collapses in Gwarinpa, Abuja (Nigeria), some killed:

2016-08-29 - Market structure collapses in Mysuru (India):

2016-08-29 - Building starts crumbling, bricks falling off, in Liberty (Missouri):

2016-08-29 - Water main breaks, street floods, in East Falls, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2016-08-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and swallows SUV, in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2016-08-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and swallows car, in coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

2016-08-30 - Chandra River bridge collapses in Himachal Pradesh (India):

2016-08-30 - Building collapses in coastal Mumbai (India):

2016-08-30 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Charlotte (North Carolina):

2016-08-30 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Denver (Colorado):

2016-08-31 - Several balconies collapse at apartment building in coastal Long Beach (New York):

2016-08-31 - Water main breaks under the Brooklyn Bridge in coastal Manhattan (New York), transit disrupted:

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