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Topic: Chiles Upside Down Bridge
Posted By: toyomotor
Subject: Chiles Upside Down Bridge
Date Posted: 16 Apr 2014 at 23:01
I know, I know, it could happen to anyone, but still it's funny.
 
V http://maps.google.com/?q=Valdivia%2C+Chile&z=4" rel="nofollow - aldivia - Chile's first drawbridge has been hit with an engineering fault: one of it's traffic decks was built upside down in an error blamed on Spanish engineers.
The bridge, in Valdivia, was supposed to http://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/chile-builds-bridge-upside-down/story-e6frfq80-1226798797931?t" rel="nofollow - open this month after a $30 million engineering programme.
It was http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536666/A-slight-drawback-Chiles-drawbridge-delayed-engineers-realise-one-traffic-deck-fitted-upside-down.html" rel="nofollow - reported that the mistake was only noticed when engineers inspected their handy work.
The Chilean President, Sebastian Pinera, was http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2014/01/have-you-heard-the-one-about-the-chilean-bridge-and-the-spanish-builders/" rel="nofollow - reported as saying the error will be sorted entirely by Spanish firm Azvi in full confidence that it can indeed be fixed quickly.


Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/news/odd%20news/close-but-no-cigar-engineers-in-chile-build-bridge-upside-down/article/365467#ixzz2z399rP6F" rel="nofollow - http://digitaljournal.com/news/odd%20news/close-but-no-cigar-engineers-in-chile-build-bridge-upside-down/article/365467#ixzz2z399rP6F



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