Cracks from Sharp Edges – A Huge Manufacturing Defect

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"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 its closure "out of an abundance of caution." This is going to be a costly mistake (covered under [...]