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In a message dated 2/17/2002 2:10:58 AM US Mountain Standard Time, rnester(--nospam--at)juno.com writes:


On Fri, 15 Feb 02 09:11:26 -0600 Christopher Wright <chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com>
writes:
> >"If your structure survives the construction process, it will be
> >just fine in service."
> The Hyatt-Regency skywalks made it...
>

There were warning signs here too, during construction 2700 SF of roof collapsed at the Hyatt Regency due to rigid connections that did not allow for thermal movement in steel members. On a very cold night, a beam pulled out of a concrete wall causing the roof to collapse. This prompted a review of the plans, but the skywalk detail was still not caught.