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Old 09-01-2021, 03:54 PM
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Wow, shocking stuff. Amazing what can happen to you on the roadways. Reminds me of the deaths on the 880 freeway during Loma Prieta. Imagine the portion of the freeway above you collapses on you, might not know what hit you, or you might. And there was the driver who drove off the edge of the collapsed Bay bridge. Would be a tad shocking.

Years ago in Seattle a portion of one of the floating bridge raised up inexplicably. Just found the article, they called it a drawspan. While conducting a test designed to only check the electronics, the section of the roadway rose up, killing one woman and injuring six others. How weird would that be, to suddenly have steel and concrete rise in front of you while traveling at high speed.

https://www.nytimes.com/1989/12/24/us/woman-killed-as-seattle-span-opens-accidentally.html
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