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New Transbay Transit Terminal Shut Down

 
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Location: Queens, NY

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:13 pm    Post subject: New Transbay Transit Terminal Shut Down Reply with quote

We were discussing the old Transbay Transit Terminal in San Francisco in a recent thread, and I ran across this story in another forum. Thought it might be of interest here...

https://tjpa.org/uploads/2018/09/TJPA-Statement-Media-Availability-Salesforce-Transit-Center-Temporary-Closure-9-25-18.pdf

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/cracked-beams-transbay-transit-center-damage-crews-13270114.php


I was not aware that they had even opened it yet, and were still operating from the "temporary trans bay terminal". Looks like they were fortunate that they hadn't dismantled it, so that they could temporarily move back in.

It seems amazing that in a city prone to earthquakes, there should be such a design or build flaw.... Surprised
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