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Investigators closer to determining cause of Salesforce Transit Center’s cracks

Last month, experts retained by the MTC peer review panel investigating the cracked beams proposed a repair that would restore the “original design capacity” and put the transit center one step closer to reopening. Engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti explained that the capacity could be restored through the targeted installation of bolted cover plates. However, the investigation so far has revealed that even with the cracks, the flawed steel beams could still support the weight of the building and its occupancy loads.

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