Steel suppliers cleared for bridge failure
Sep 09, 2013 | 11:17 AM
| Frank Haflich
LOS ANGELES Three companies that supplied or processed steel anchor rods for a new replacement span on the earthquake-damaged San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have been cleared of responsibility for a structural failure.
A spokesman for San Franciscos Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) said a report by Californias Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee determined that none of the three suppliersPainesville, Ohio-based Dyson Corp., manufacturer of the rods, or bolts; Tampa, Fla.-based Gerdau Long Steel North America, which produced the steel; and Glasgow, Mo.-based galvanizer Monnig Industries Inc.was to blame for the rod failures.....
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