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I believe it was.  Watching the live report last night on KRON 4, they panned to the location, and sure enough, 1 of 2 replacement brackets remains, while the other lay on bridge deck...

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 7:47 AM, SGE Structural <sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com> wrote:
David,
 
Was it for sure the replacement part?
 
V. Steve Gordin, SE
Irvine CA
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 07:37
Subject: Re: Malaysian bridge collapse

Yeah, the part that replaced the failed "eye-bar" over the Labor Day weekend failed...  CC Myers has some 'splaining to do...
Luckily, no injuries.  Just a crappy commute for us in SF bay...

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:16 PM, Mark Johnson <markajohn(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:
Forget that bridge, how about one a little closer to home:

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local-beat/Cable-Snaps-on-Bay-Bridge-Hits-Truck-66711592.html

MJ
sent from my biege box

--- On Tue, 10/27/09, Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Stan Caldwell <stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Malaysian bridge collapse
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 9:31 PM
> Bridge?  It looks more like playground
> equipment.  Was it an Engineers-Without-Borders project?
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 2:05 PM,
> David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> The picture says a lot.
>  Seems super light...  
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 11:53 AM,
> SGE Structural <sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>
>
> The
> picture gives an idea of what the
> bridge looked like.  The remnants of the tower
> may explain why the foundations were reported as “ripped
> out.”  
>
> The article also mentions children jumping
> on the bridge before the failure.  This points
> to the paramount significance of the vibration issues,
> particularly, in pedestrian bridges.
>
>  
> V. Steve Gordin, SE
> Irvine CA
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: David Topete
>
> To: SEAINT
> Sent: Tuesday, October
> 27, 2009 11:34
> Subject: Malaysian
> bridge collapse
>
>
> Via Bloomberg news, a bridge in Malaysia collapses,
> barely 2 weeks old...http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=aTPjcCNPPy90
>
>
>
> Hopefully,
> more info will follow.  I'm curious to find out if the
> failure was inadequate foundation design or embedment, poor
> overall design, or just poor workmanship.
>
>
> --
> David Topete, SE
>
>
>
> --
> David Topete, SE
>
>
>

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