Check out this dramatic photo of an excavator that toppled down a hill in Wellsley, MA adjacent to a commuter rail line. According the WickedLocal.com article, the operator was working at a construction site on a hillside where several retaining walls were being constructed. Photo by Jim Walker of Wicked Local.
A home owner with a condemned piece of property containing a landslide scarp in his driveway contends that the landslide was caused by a developer excavating and blasting at the toe of the slope below […]
A retaining wall failed along the A13 autobahn in Schonberg, Austria. Few details are available at this point, but the wall did fall onto a passing truck, killing the driver. Snowmelt was likely a factor […]
The photo of this failed SPL wall is pretty remarkable. It was discussed in a thread I came accross on EngTips.com. The originator of the thread (kleo) says he was involved from the contractor side […]