Hard Rock Hotel steelworker: Concrete supports removed too early in days before collapse

Hard Rock Hotel steelworker: Concrete supports removed too early in days before collapse

Source: https://www.nola.com/, November 1, 2019
By: David Hammer and John Simerman

The builders of the Hard Rock Hotel removed temporary support posts just three days after pouring heavy concrete on the building’s top floor, despite industry standards that say concrete should set for a bare minimum of two weeks, according to a steelworker who was on the 17th floor of the half-built hotel when it collapsed.

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