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Workers raised concerns before Boise hangar collapse

March 8, 2024

At least two people employed by Big D Builders told the police that they had voiced concerns to the project’s supervisor, and a supervisor for Boise-based Inland Crane, which was working on the project, said he told Durrant the beams “did not look right,” the Idaho Statesman reported.

Another crane operator allegedly told the police the project lacked sufficient support for overhead beams, calling the practice “very uncommon,” and saying there were “corners being cut.”

The Boise Police Department sent its findings to OSHA on Feb. 2. The agency does not comment publicly on ongoing investigations, which can often take months.

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