Comment on: Future of Highways Maintenance | Time for change
Question: will it last another year?
Engineer: probably but will need major reconstruction in 5 years if not done.
Result: good, that is after the next election, so next question.
Shades of IKB!
Comment on: True scale of Crossrail problems laid bare
Reminds me of IKB. Superb engineering but the investors lost all down the line.
All disasters are the result of a series of errors and misjudgements, each of which is not infrequent, but not in combination. Grendell was an example of unsuitable material, poor installation, failure to think out evacuation provision and advice, failure to think “ what if?”.
The proposals for competence accreditation seem a step forward.
Comment on: DfT ban on shared spaces 'created a fiasco'
Forty years ago shared space was all the rage.