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New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel Construction Site Partially Collapses, Killing At Least 1 | Nightly News

The upper floors of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans suddenly began to crumble on Saturday, its concrete floors collapsing on top of each other. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards warned that the building is still unstable. At least one person was killed and others remain missing.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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  1. This is what happens when you use the cheapest company that uses the cheapest materials to line their fat indiana pockets with money. I hope those 2 lives were worth it.

  2. Putzes. That's the quality construction that you get in the South. Say what you will about Unions and Regulators, but as a New Yorker, I've seen many buildings in all phases of construction. Nothing about that building inspired confidence, and I'm just an IT guy. Whatever, it's the South, they're stupid.

  3. What happen was they were being rushed by hard rock company an pulled the supports few days before the concrete was cured

  4. I remember the Hyatt sky bridge collapse in Kansas City in 1981. So preventable. One man made one mis-calculation and it was missed. There always seems to be a snowball effect to these things.

  5. Isnt this the hotel the latino worker taped and was saying it swing side to side?

  6. That day, my father and I went up onto the roof deck of our condo across the street from the Hard Rock. Ten seconds later, we witnessed the event. It was truly heart-shaking.

  7. Sad that the star witness got deported and a slew of victims who should have been compensated and treated medically got deported as well.

  8. This hotel will never be built anymore. Who would trust staying there after this collapse. HR bosses may be fired or worse.


  10. :48 This ngga not even wearning no safety jacket or hard hat.
    He wasn't on any floor.
    Stupid btch;

  11. Gee, did someone pull the concrete floor bracing too early before the concrete fully cured or did someone not use enough braces? The lawyers will be getting very rich very soon. RIP guys.

  12. That would be scary as all heck , you’d think the whole building was coming down and all you can do is stand there or try to jump out.

  13. Some top dogs responsible for the construction were probably on hairawn

  14. Making Bulding from trash and asking $1000 and $1000 for rent!

  15. Guess you should be choosing union…

  16. Keep deregulating , looks like it’s all working out just fkn great !!!!

  17. my father is the engineer

  18. Did Figg Bridge Engineers have anything to do with the design of this building?

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