Multiple Construction Errors Contributed to Mexico Subway Collapse

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Faulty welds, varying concrete and poorly placed studs appear to have contributed to subway overpass collapse.

June 21, 2021
Jim Parsons - Engineering News-Record

The May 3 collapse of an elevated section of the Line 12 subway in Mexico City that killed 26 passengers appears to have resulted from multiple construction faults, according to a risk management firm's preliminary report.

Reprinted courtesy of Jim Parsons, Engineering News-Record

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