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You can get more information at www.thepittsburghchannel.com (WTAE's
website).

Scott
Ypsilanti, MI


On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Bill Polhemus wrote:

> Just heard a report online that the Pittsburgh Convention Center has
> suffered a partial collapse.
>
> "Part of the new David L. Lawrence Convention Center that is under
> construction in downtown Pittsburgh collapsed Tuesday afternoon. A
> three-story steel frame known as the "third wing" fell just before 3 p.m.,
> WTAE's Sheldon Ingram reported. The affected section is opposite Penn
> Avenue, facing the Allegheny River. A steel beam either fell onto a worker
> or struck the worker, Ingram reported. Two ambulances are on the scene, and
> the Allegheny County coroner's office has been called. Part of the center's
> foundation shifted during construction in November. Eighteen of 500 caissons
> along 10th Street were affected. Phase I of the construction was scheduled
> to be completed this month, and a recreational vehicle show was scheduled to
> begin Feb. 19."
>
>
>
> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
> Polhemus Engineering Company
> Katy, TX, USA
> Phone (281) 492-2251
> FAX (281) 492-8203
> email bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc
>
>
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