To: SEAOC Listservice <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Retaining Wall Collapse - Nogales, Sonor
From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 09:39:45 -0500
The Arizona Daily Star newspaper (www.azstarnet.com) this morning reported
that a retaining wall in the border town of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico collapsed
over the weekend, raining debris into a school which, thankfully, was
The wall was part of a recently constructed public housing project and heavy
weekend rains and snow probably contributed to the collapse.
No technical details of the the collapse are available.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)