Don Kennedy

1,332 Added | 10 Magazines | 10 Likes | 2 Following | 11 Followers | @kennedyd | VP Bridge Engineering, Associated Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Ottawa, Canada - Rideau Canal lock staircase. Summer 2006

Golden Gate Villach - 4

The Millennium Bridge, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, North East England, UK. . .

Floods don't occur randomly, so why do we still plan as if they do?

Most major floods in South East Queensland arrive in five-year bursts, once every 40 years or so, according to our new research.<p>Yet flood estimation, …

Climate Change

Engineer's voicemail about crack in bridge not picked up until after collapse: Florida officials

<b>By Jennifer Kay And Allen G. Breed, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</b><p>MIAMI — As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a …


How to survive the Cascadia Earthquake? Tips from seismologist Lucy Jones, ‘the Beyoncé of earthquakes’

Lucy Jones, who calmed the public after California tremors, now works to help cities reduce damage by upgrading buildings and infrastructure. She …

U.S. Geological Survey

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing six people, crushing cars

A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge serving Miami's Florida International University collapsed, crushing several vehicles on a busy, multi-lane highway below and injuring multiple people. USA TODAY

Florida International University

Report: Earthquake could kill, injure 27K

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – It’s a staggering statistic.<p>Thousands of people are expected to be killed or somehow injured when a major earthquake hits, …


Despite two-million tonnes, milestone carbon capture hasn’t won over critics

Four-years after it launched an innovative new technology, SaskPower has captured two-million tonnes of carbon.<p>It’s the equivalent of taking …

Natural Gas

85 Years Ago: The March 1933 Long Beach Quake Rattled SoCal

Images: Historic Photos Illustrate the Destruction Left Behind by the March 1933 Long Beach Earthquake<p>The March 10, 1933 Long Beach earthquake was a …

Natural Disasters

Megathrust quake: Where exactly you should evacuate to in event of tsunami

Civil Defence is advising New Zealanders to be aware of tsunami evacuation zones following public reaction to a shocking tsunami simulation.<p>The …

New Zealand


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Self Defense

Wulu Bridge


TeesQuay Millennium Bridge

Waldschlösschen - Brücke - Bridge - Dresden

Jefferson Barracks Bridge Closeup

Tillicum Bridge

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Avon Gorge

New Bridge

New Bridge Reflection

Footbridge over the river Douro, near Afurada (Gaia) and near the bridge of the Arrábida bridge

Clifton suspension bridge

California is overdue for another giant earthquake

California earthquakes are a geologic inevitability. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the San Andreas and other active fault systems. The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island on Jan. 23, 2018 was just the latest …


Building a Passion

In April 2015, the world was shaken by images of a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Two years later, the community of Takure still struggles to …

Puente Baluarte

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, UK

Ironworkers' Memorial Bridge

Blick durch die Niederbaumbrücke zu den Kajen