Saturday, November 03, 2007

Feds Hush Engineers Probing I-35W Collapse

Forensic investigators involved in the probe have declined to talk to ENR about the collapse until NTSB releases its report, expected mid-to-late 2008. They cite a confidentiality agreement the federal agency recently forced them to sign.

Some are clearly upset. One investigator reached last week called the gag order “a disservice to the engineering community,” before hanging up the phone ...