I 85 Atlanta bridge collapse

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  1. SPACECADETwACDL

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    Atlanta is a mess on a good day...god help them...
     
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  3. Apostolic

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    I saw lots of news reports on this i-85 bridge fire,However shifting through the many reports.
    I found a you tube from what I think could be an Atlanta area blogger.
    He has an interesting spin on this news event.

     
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    Apostolic Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Atlanta detour...Per Twisted Trucker[​IMG]
     
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    Very cool photo shop.
     
  7. DCM_Doc

    DCM_Doc Well-Known Member

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    Atlanta is one of the worst cities ever to drive in. I don't know how freight can be delivered now.
     
  8. ABFer

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    Right now would be a good time to move out of Atlanta.
     
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    I'll bet that the Seabees could have something up and running in about two days.
     
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    It will take longer to get through regulations & environment impact studies than the actual construction. A look back in history on Eisenhower's interstate highway construction shows what can actually be done in a reasonable time if government doesn't interfere.
     
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    Three interstate highways in New Mexico. Two of them meet in Albuquerque. The Big I.
     
  12. suicidejockey

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    I go to ellenwood every night 285 is like the autobahn on crack since this happened even at 3:00 am
     
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  13. BIG R GUY

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    So has there ever been a determination of what the "construction materials" that burned,were? By the looks of the smoke and flames,it looked like tires and railroad ties, but don't know for sure...
     
  14. suicidejockey

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    They said a bunch of pvc pipe but I believe it was a little of everything
     
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    Yeah,I saw that,but they also said pvc is pretty much non flammable....
     
  16. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Wings Over the World!

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    Polyethylene piping.
     
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  17. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Wings Over the World!

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    No Worries Mate, just take the scenic routes (whatever they be).
     

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