Liz Erk (lizerk) wrote,
Liz Erk

"Adhesive Failure"

Contract documents reveal that federal officials approved hefty spending increases pertaining to ceiling construction after the I-90 seaport access section opened in July of 2003. One such adjustment in 2004 cost more than $439,000 to install “adhesive anchors for the ceiling struts."

Huge concrete panels were removed from the tunnel after a section of the ceiling collapsed last night, killing one woman. (Globe Staff Photo / George Rizer)

So basically the sections of the Mass Pike tunnel ceiling that collapsed and crushed a woman were held up by almost half a million dollars worth of glorified Super Poligrip??

I think I'd honestly feel safer if they actually had used Super Poligrip... It's far cheaper and probably more reliable.

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