Daily Archives: December 20, 2011

Structural Failure Generates Fears of Quake or Sinkhole; What Would You Do/Grab?

Residents of a low-rise office building on Houston’s southeast side got a frightening surprise from a nasty jolt on Friday morning and many thought it was an earthquake or that maybe a sinkhole was about to swallow them up.  Turns out it was neither.  A retaining bolt on one of the building’s main support columns […]