Temperatures across the Midwest are forecast to crash below zero Fahrenheit (minus 18 Celsius) and reach the teens in New York this week as another round of arctic air sweeps south from Canada and a major snowstorm misses the Northeast.
Temperatures across the Midwest are forecast to crash below zero Fahrenheit and reach the teens in New York this week as another round of arctic air sweeps south from Canada and a major snowstorm misses the Northeast.
Engineers spotted “hundreds” of cracks in welds on parts produced for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2008 and were encouraged to stay quiet rather than delay the $6.4 billion project, according to a California Senate committee report.
A new span of the San Francisco- Oakland Bay Bridge will open to traffic on Sept. 3, a day after the U.S. Labor Day holiday and 11 years after work began, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission said.
At 8:30 p.m. on Christmas Day 2009, nurse Tiffany Gourley was called to a room at the Windmill Manor nursing home in Coralville, Iowa. She found a 78-year-old male resident who had just had intercourse with an 87-year-old woman. The man, a former college professor, was divorced. The woman, a retired secretary, was married. Both had dementia.
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, since 1936 the main artery between San Francisco and the rest of the country, will close tonight as crews ready the $6.4 billion replacement of its earthquake-damaged eastern span.
Companies that build private toll roads are pressing states to assume more financial risk of traffic not meeting expectations, a change that benefits the operators while threatening to increase taxpayer costs.