Arizona highway buckles, pavement collapses

Published On: Feb 20 2013 05:18:24 PM EST

Photographer: Arizona Department of Public Safety

If a picture is worth a thousand words then this one must be worth at least a million.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says a 150-foot section of US 89 buckled Wednesday morning about 25 miles south of Page.

READ: The high cost of America's bad roads, bridges

At first officials believed the collapse was due to a "geologic event". But after investigation by geotechnical engineers, it was determined the collapse was due to a landslide.

Read: Traffic jams getting (somewhat) better

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus