Fed. Judge Blocks Release of Records on FIU Bridge Collapse, Citing NTSB Investigation

Traffic on bridge

Stafford's ruling essentially overturns a previous decision from a state court that would have released the records under Florida's broad public records law.

October 23, 2018
Miami Herald - Engineering News-Record

Oct. 05 --A federal judge Friday blocked the release of documents that could shed light on why a busy road outside Miami was not shut down before a brand-new bridge developing severe cracks collapsed and killed six people.
Judge William Stafford said the National Transportation Safety Board , the federal agency investigating the Florida International University bridge disaster, "was exercising its valid federal regulatory authority" in keeping the documents confidential from the media.

ENR may be contacted at ENR.com@bnpmedia.com



714.701.9180

Arrange No Cost Consultation










Subscribe to Construction Defect Journal

 

Construction Defect Journal is aggregated from a variety of news sources, article submissions, contributors, and information from industry professionals.

No content on this site should be construed as legal advice or expert opinion. By viewing this site you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions

 

Copyright 2018 - Construction Defect Journal – All Rights Reserved