Sunday, April 1, 2018

2018 - MAR - Infrastructure Collapse

2018-03-01 - Power grid fails again in Puerto Rico leaving nearly a million people in the dark:

2018-03-01 - Water main breaks in Orinda (California):

2018-03-02 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, in coastal Los Angeles (California):

2018-03-02 - Water main breaks in coastal Kalihi, Honolulu (Hawaii):

2018-03-02 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, in Seoul (South Korea):

2018-03-03 - Commercial building partially collapses in Elyria (Ohio):

2018-03-05 - River bridge collapses in Manipur (India):

2018-03-05 - Large hole opens on bridge in Poinsett County (Arkansas):

2018-03-06 - Four-story bunkhouse collapses in coastal Cebu (Philippine Islands), 5 killed, 55 injured:

2018-03-07 - Bridge collapses in Letcher County (Kentucky), 20-30 homes cut off:

2018-03-08 - Building collapses in Fort Portal (Uganda):

2018-03-09 - Swartz Creek bridge beams corroding in Mundy Township (Michigan):

2018-03-09 - Sewer line breaks, sinkhole opens, in Lewiston (Maine):

2018-03-10 - Four-story building collapses in Kariobangi, Nairobi (Kenya):

2018-03-11 - Business partially collapses in Richmond (Virginia):

2018-03-12 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in coastal Adelaide (Australia):

2018-03-13 - Building partially collapses in coastal Montrose (Scotland), 1 injured:

2018-03-13 - Water main breaks in Gwinnett County (Georgia):

2018-03-14 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, car falls in, in Norwich (Britain):

2018-03-15 - Pedestrian bridge collapses onto highway, vehicles crushed, in coastal Miami (Florida), 6+ killed, more injured:;-4-fatalities-confirmed/3220353/

Quote: "A pedestrian bridge being built across an eight-lane highway collapsed at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing eight vehicles under massive slabs and killing multiple people, authorities said."

Quote: "Authorities said Friday there could be more fatalities beyond the six deaths already confirmed in the collapse of a pedestrian bridge being built near the campus of Florida International University."

2018-03-15 - Hospital partially collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 2 injured:

2018-03-15 - Water running out in Wrangell (Alaska), water restrictions in place:

2018-03-16 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Omaha (Nebraska):

2018-03-17 - Four-story building collapses on the outskirts of Nairobi (Kenya), 4 people missing:

2018-03-17 - Three-story building collapses in Bujumbura (Burundi), 3+ killed:

2018-03-17 - Deck collapses at bar in coastal Savannah (Georgia), 14 injured:

2018-03-18 - Storm drain collapses, sinkhole opens, near coastal Oakland (California):

2018-03-18 - Factory under construction collapses in Bulandshahr (India), 6 injured, 6 missing:

2018-03-19 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Hawkesbury (Australia):

2018-03-21 - Massive power outage blacks out large parts of Brazil, tens of millions of people affected:

Quote: "A power outage struck large swaths of Brazil on Wednesday, affecting tens of millions of people, especially in the country's northern and northeastern regions where the system remains 'practically collapsed,' according to an official."

2018-03-21 - Residential building collapses in coastal Jersey City (New Jersey):

2018-03-22 - Car wash collapses onto car and traps man on New Road in Uttoxeter (Britain):

2018-03-24 - Home partially collapses in Feltonville area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2018-03-24 - Water main breaks, street closed, in Greensboro (North Carolina):

2018-03-24 - Metal structure collapses before marathon in coastal Brownsville (Texas), several runners injured:

2018-03-25 - Three-story building collapses in Pali (India):

2018-03-26 - Home collapses in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana), 4 injured:

2018-03-26 - Bridge partially collapses in Pienaarsrivier (South Africa):

2018-03-26 - Water main breaks along the A41 in Watford (Britain):

2018-03-27 - Sewage leaks into Dodger Stadium during baseball game in coastal Los Angeles (California):

Note: Did someone hit a poop fly?!

2018-03-28 - Building collapses in coastal Durban (South Africa), 3 killed, 6 injured:

2018-03-29 - Warehouse roof collapses in Sindh Province (Pakistan), 11 killed:

2018-03-29 - Water main breaks and sends SUV flying in coastal Mumbai (India):

Quote: "Dramatic mobile phone footage from Mumbai shows an SUV being flung up in the air after an underground water pipe burst, sending thousands of litres of water and sewage overflowing onto the streets."

2018-03-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Grand Rapids (Michigan):

2018-03-30 - Deck collapses in North Logan (Utah), dozens injured:

2018-03-30 - Parking garage roof collapses onto cars in Prince Albert (Canada):

2018-03-31 - Pipe collapses, sinkhole forms, in Denison (Texas):

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