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abc10   06 September 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous spillway collapse in February, an independent national team of dam safety experts said Tuesday as they urged ...
SF Gate   01 June 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Nine workers were injured Friday when a building partially collapsed at an Oakland construction site near downtown, forcing a desperate and successful effort to free many of them from wet concrete.</p><p>No workers were seriously injured in the collapse, ...
<p>Some longtime residents of Big Sur figured nature hadn’t finished with them this year. Over the weekend, they were proved right.</p><p>With a loud boom and a cloud of dust, part of a mountainside slid into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday night, swallowing ...
WKYT.com   31 March 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Whitley County lost one of their own Thursday, a man who died earning his living to take care of those he cared most about.</p><p>Kentucky officials are saying that Partin began his shift about 5pm on Wednesday evening. He was performing maintenance work ...
<p>A major fire has led to a bridge collapse on an interstate highway in the US state of Georgia.</p><p>The fire is believed to have been caused by burning of piles of electrical wiring under the bridge.</p><p>State governor Nathan Deal declared a state of ...
<p>The first images have been released of a prototype track intended to provide the first full-scale testing of Hyperloop transportation technology.</p> <p>Hyperloop One is building a functional test system in the USA&rsquo;s Nevada desert and is aiming to ...
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<p>Ferrovial has won a US$192m contract to expand a section of US 281 in Texas, USA.</p> <p>The project Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) covers a 13km section of the highway in the San Antonio metropolitan area.</p> <p>Work will be carried out by ...
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SFGgate.com   25 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>A Big Sur bridge on Highway 1 is the latest victim of this season's brutal rainy season. </p><p>The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge has multiple cracks in one of its support columns and and has been closed to traffic since Feb. 15. Caltrans announced after a bridge ...
The Guardian   20 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>San Joaquin river approaches flood stage as water level decreases at Lake Oroville dam after evacuations of 188,000 people last weekend.</p> <p>Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful ...
The Gazette   15 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Colorado Springs residents might be able to make the 70-mile trip to Denver in less than 10 minutes in the next decade if a Los Angeles-based company selects a Colorado proposal later this year as one of three locations where it will build a supersonic-speed ...