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Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia

Edgar V. Leyendecker

Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia

by Edgar V. Leyendecker

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Fairfax Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Building failures -- Investigation.,
    • Buildings -- Virginia -- Fairfax Co. -- Accidents.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdgar V. Leyendecker and S. George Fattal ; sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
      SeriesNBS building science series ; 94, NBS building science series ;, 94.
      ContributionsFattal, S. G., joint author., United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA435 .U58 no. 94, TH441 .U58 no. 94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4689039M
      LC Control Number77600002

        At in the afternoon on March 2, , Kirk Osgood, a Fairfax County police officer, radioed in that a portion of the Skyline Towers, a story high rise building in Bailey's Crossroads, VA, had collapsed. Fairfax and Arlington counties both sent rescue squads to the scene. 14 people died, and 34 others were injured in the tragedy. The Skyline Apartments in Northern Virginia is today one of the most attractive complexes that were built in the mid 's. It has been renovated several times to keep up with the times, and provides a warm and attractive place to live I doubt that many people know today that one of its buildings collapsed, killing several workers.

        On March 2, , the Skyline Plaza apartment building in Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia collapsed while under construction. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requested an investigation from the National Bureau of Standards [(NBS); now the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)].   Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia. Center for Building Technology Report Institute for Applied Technology, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. Google Scholar.

      Bailey's Crossroads Area, Aftermath of the collapse of the Skyline Plaza in Bailey's Crossroads in Fairfax County, VA. Image taken after the removal of the rubble had begun. The tower collapsed during construction on March 2, , killing 14 people and injuring 34 others. Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia, Edgar V. Leyendecker, S. G. Fattal, United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, , Technology &.


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Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia by Edgar V. Leyendecker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The collapse of the Skyline Plaza apartment building by as been studied by using information contained in case records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S.

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Investigation of the Skyline Plaza Collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia (NBS BSS 94) Published. Febru Author(s) E. Leyendecker, S. Fattal. Abstract. The collapse of the Skyline Plaza apartment building by as been studied by using information contained in case records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S.

Department of Labor and obtained Cited by: 2. The construction of the Skyline Plaza in Fairfax County came to a halt early in the afternoon on March 2, It was originally speculated by the workers on site that the crane assisting in lifting materials to the higher sections of the building failed and fell into the side of the building causing the collapse.

On March 2,the story Skyline Plaza apartment building, under construction in Bailey's Crossroads in Fairfax County, Virginia, collapsed, killing 14 construction workers and injuring 35 others.

Skyline Plaza collapse Firemen bring out a worker injured in the collapse DateMarch 2, LocationBailey's Crossroads, Virginia Coordinates38°50′39″N 77°07′15″W / °N °W / ; CauseBuilding collapse Cause: Building collapse due to premature removal. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leyendecker, Edgar V., Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia Volume 94 of NBS building science series, United States National Bureau of Standards Volume 94 of National Bureau of. Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia by Edgar V. Leyendecker,U.S.

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V.; Fattal S. References 87 V INVESTIGATION OF THE SKYLINE PLAZA COLLAPSE IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA Edgar V. Leyendecker and S. George Fattal The collapse of the Skyline Plaza apartment building A-4 has been studied by using information contained in case records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S.

Department of Labor and obtained from on-site inspections by investigators. Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia / By Edgar V.

Leyendecker, joint author. Fattal, Center for Building Technology., United States. National Bureau of Standards. NBS Building Science Series. and United States.

Skyline Plaza was a large complex located in Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia which included eight apartment buildings, six office buildings, a hotel, and a shopping center. In the midst of construction on March 2,one apartment building (A-4) and the parking garage adjoining it collapsed.

The incident occurred at around in the afternoon and resulted in the death of 14. an d S. George F attal, “Investigation of the Skyline Plaza Collapse in Fa irfax Cou nty, Virginia”, ment of Commerce, NBS, February Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia Responsibility Edgar V.

Leyendecker and S. George Fattal ; Center for Building Technology. The Skyline Plaza disaster at Bailey’s Crossroads in Northern Virginia happened on March 2, —the result, many said, of premature removal of concrete shoring.

Fines amounted to just $ for the shoring-related lapse and $13, for violations of worker safety codes. On March 5,three days following the collapse, the Center for Building Technology of the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) was called upon to investigate the collapse of Skyline Plaza and determined the cause of failure.

A three-dimensional finite element analysis was conducted on the 22nd and 23rd floors to determine the magnitude of forces exerted on the floor slabs and whether the slabs.

Cases of buildings that collapsed under construction include: “ Commonwealth Avenue” (Boston-USA) inand the “Skyline Plaza” (Fairfax County-USA) inwhich have been widely.

Skyline Plaza was a large complex located in Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia which included eight apartment buildings, six office buildings, a hotel, and a shopping center.

In the midst of construction on March 2,one apartment building (A-4) and the parking garage adjoining it collapsed. The Skyline Plaza collapse soon took the spotlight in various debates across the country tackling responsibility during construction.

The entire project was halted for a period of time. Work resumed in July and was completed in 2. Cases of buildings that collapsed under construction include “ Commonwealth Avenue” (Boston, MA, USA) in and the “Skyline Plaza” (Fairfax County, VA, USA) inwhich have been widely reported.

The OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration, USA) also studied several cases. Cases of buildings that collapsed under construction include “ Commonwealth Avenue” (Boston, MA, USA) in and the “Skyline Plaza” (Fairfax County, VA, USA) inwhich have been widely reported. The OSHA (Occupational Safety & .On March 2,portions of the Skyline Plaza apartment building, under construction in Fairfax County, Va., collapsed.

The failure resulted in the death of 14 workers; 34 others were injured. Results of the failure investigation carried out by the National Bureau of Standards are summarized.TY - RPRT TI - Investigation of the Skyline Plaza collapse in Fairfax County, Virginia AU - Leyendecker, Edgar V AU - Fattal, S G PY - PB - National Bureau of Standards CY - Gaithersburg, MD SN - NBS BSS 94 DO - / ER .