Uneven Code Enforcement Seen in Earthquake-Damaged Buildings in Turkey

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Death toll is expected to rise and crews work to restore critical infrastructure.

February 14, 2023
Jeff Rubenstone & Neelam Matthews - Engineering News-Record

The aftermath of the Feb. 6 earthquakes and aftershocks in central Turkey has begun to shift from immediate search-and-rescue efforts to a grim cataloguing of the extent of the destruction, with emergency response teams in Turkey and Syria beginning the work of evaluating the condition of thousands of buildings and infrastructure impacted by the temblors.

Reprinted courtesy of Jeff Rubenstone, Engineering News-Record and Neelam Matthews, Engineering News-Record

Mr. Rubenstone may be contacted at rubenstonej@enr.com

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