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FORBES   22 July 2018   USA   Wyoming  
<p>Devils Tower in Wyoming is surrounded by myths and mysteries. To the Sioux people, this site was sacred and some of their stories tell how this mountain formed. A long time ago a giant bear chased a group of children onto the flat top of the mountain. Out ...
CNN   19 July 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN) A portion of California's scenic Highway 1 reopened Wednesday more than a year after a major landslide buried the road, transportation officials said.<br />The landslide at Mud Creek in 2017 heaped six million tons of rock and dirt on about a quarter ...
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Channel3000   18 July 2018   USA   Wisconsin  
<p>ASHLAND, Wis. - Heavy rains have caused an earthen dam to fail in a rural area of northwestern Wisconsin.<br />Douglas County Emergency Management Director Keith Kesler says he's unaware of any evacuations from the damage Monday. Few people live in the ...
syracuse.com   17 July 2018   USA   New York  
<p>SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An inspection 13 month ago of a stretch of elevated railroad bridge that collapsed this month found flaking and cracking in the bridge's sidewalls, according to records obtained by Syracuse.com | The Post-Standard.</p> <p>Despite the cracking ...
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Science Daily   26 June 2018   USA   California  
<p>Geologists identify the San Andreas Fault's 'Durmid Ladder' structure, a a nearly 15.5-mile-long, sheared zone with two, nearly parallel master faults and hundreds of smaller, rung-like cross faults that could be the site of the region's next major earthquake.</p ...
WJLA   21 June 2018   USA   Washington D.C.  
<p>WASHINGTON (WJLA) - One person is dead and three workers were rescued after a multi-vehicle crash and fire Wednesday morning on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.<br />The Beltway was completely shut down in both directions for a time.</p>
Roads&Bridges   14 June 2018   USA   Maryland  
<p>Gov. Larry Hogan joined state and local officials this week for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new Dover Bridge along S.R. 331 over the Choptank River between Talbot and Caroline counties in Maryland.<br />Traffic on S.R. 331 had already ...
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<p>MILLVALE (KDKA) &ndash; The crushing impact of the hillside is obvious in 37 and 33 Spring Street.</p> <p>From the air, the size of the slide is almost beyond belief as it progressively puts more and more pressure on the homes.</p> <p>Karl Cavanaugh is ...
Business Insider UK   23 May 2018   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>On May 17, Elon Musk outlined his Boring Company's plan to build a test tunnel for a high-speed transit system underneath several neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.<br />Two community groups, made up of LA residents, filed a lawsuit against the City ...
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KIMAtv.com   12 April 2018   USA   Yakima County  
<p>UNION GAP, Wash. - A few months ago, Union Gap and Yakima County declared a state of emergency because of the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide. Today, the 20 acres of rock is still making its way down, but it's not thought of as the disaster waiting to happen ...
Filed under: Mining News