Fabricated and Flawed Integrity Tests Threaten Public Safety and an Iconic $6.3 Billion Bridge

Number 25453
Subject Bridges
Source Sacramento Bee
State CA
Year 2011
Publication Date 11/13/2011; 11/15/2011; 11/16/2011; 11/22/2011; 11/23/2011;11/27/2011; 12/01/2011; 12/18/2011
Summary The investigation found that a technician who tested the structural integrity of the other new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge fudnation had fabricated results on othe structures and committed numberous testing errors, callling to question the stability of California's costliest and most important public works project ever, among other freeway structures statewide.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 26
Keywords bridges; San-Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge; freeway structures
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