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This is all about seismic - wind is a whole different story.

V. Steve Gordin PhD
Licensed Structural Engineer
SGE Consulting Structural Engineers
2081 Business Center Drive #105
Irvine CA 92612

On Apr 22, 2014, at 2:26 PM, "Yang, Frank" <Frank.Yang(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Steve,
> I'm not sure if this discussion is limited to just seismic.  However, if 
> you Google "hurricane Katrina bridge uplift", you'll find many examples 
> of bridge deck being picked up by the storm surge and deposited a "few" 
> feet from the piers.
> Frank
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On
> Behalf Of Steve Gordin Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:18 AM
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Positive connection
> Neil and Larry,
> AFAIK, out of 7 bridges collapsed during the Northridge earthquake, only 
> one 

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