Source: https://www.wwltv.com, October 16, 2019
By: David Hammer
As authorities shifted Wednesday from rescue operations to safely tearing down the dangling wreckage of a half-built Hard Rock Hotel, theories began to take hold over just what compromised the concrete slabs that rose in tiers above Canal and North Rampart streets until they pancaked Saturday morning, killing at least two workers.
Images of the hotel under construction before and after the fatal collapse have fueled speculation of contractor shortcuts and criticism from some workers. Read more.