A Newsletter from CROSS-US containing reports on structural safety issues.
Partial collapse of a shopping mall roof under drifting snow caused by lack of building code provisions for drifting snow and poor fabrication of open web steel joists.
An indoor sports facility in a mid-western city suffered snow-related damage one winter. The shell reportedly exhibited visible deflections in several of the arches, causing the owners to close the facility.
A historic church stands at the center of a charming town. Highlighted among many striking features is the iconic 170-foot (52m) bell tower, which looms over the town. For decades, the tower has become the centerpiece for cultural events in addition to being the original community center of worship.
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