Florida DOT halts construction after concrete chunks fall from bridge

03/18/2009 | Tampa Bay Newspapers (Seminole, Fla.)

The Florida Department of Transportation halted bridge repair work in Pinellas County after more than 2,700 pounds of concrete chunks fell to the ground. County engineers failed to report the mishap at the Belleair Causeway Bridge until two weeks later and minimized the amount of damage by referring to it as "spalling." The accident left a 10-foot hole in the underside of the new bridge.

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