This is a great 5-minute video put together by Terracon to showcase a project for the Missouri DOT, the replacement of the Hurricane Deck Bridge at the Lake of the Ozarks. The design team was focusing on the possible re-use of the foundations, so Terracon employed their own geotechnical engineer divers for the work.
There is nothing funny about landslides, particularly when you consider the tremendous loss of life that happens all the time around the world, most recently in Taiwan, China, Sierra Leone and elsewhere. But the well known humor site, the Onion has taken a pretty good crack at this usually unfunny subject in their video “news” clip Reporter In Helicopter Pretty Sure Landslide Down There Somewhere. Its a very amusing video that’s really about journalists and their attempts to get the scoop about a story, not really about landslides at all. Click through for the embedded video. Happy weekend. […]