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Kansas City Hyatt Walkway Collapse: Reflections after 40 Years

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  • Gary J. Klein, P.E., S.E.

    For more than 40 years, Gary J. Klein, P.E., S.E., has studied and delivered solutions for buildings and bridges suffering from deterioration, distress or failure. He has investigated numerous structural collapses including the 1981 collapse of the sky walks in the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel and the 1996 collapse of the KB Bridge in the Republic of Palau.  Mr. Klein has authored more than 40 papers related to his structural investigation practice and research work. In 2016, Mr. Klein was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for sharing lessons learned from investigations of US and international infrastructure failures.

July 20, 2021
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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