Flawed Welding Faulted in Mexico City Subway Collapse

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Mexico City's Line 12 collapsed because of faulty structural welds, according to a report issued Sept. 7 by DNV.

October 4, 2021
Jim Parsons - Engineering News-Record

Faulty structural welds have been blamed for the deadly May 3 collapse of an elevated section of Mexico City’s Line 12 subway, according to a report issued Sept. 7 by Norwegian risk management firm DNV.

Reprinted courtesy of Jim Parsons, Engineering News-Record

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