Sharp Edges Lead to Cracks? Who Knew?

“Cracks found in the Transbay Terminal superstructure appear to have started at the sharp corners of holes cut into vital steel beams during construction.” The San Francisco transit center opened in late August after 10 years of construction, costing $2.2 billion. And a month later, beams with cracks were found, leading to it’s closure “out of an abundance of caution.” This is going to be a costly mistake (covered under warranty!)

“If you don’t have the time and resources to do things right the first time, how will you find the time and resources to do it over again?” – me.

-Danny Schaeffler, and

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