Updated on: 11/25/2019
Clip featuring Chris Davis from S3, E6 of Engineering Catastrophes on Science Channel.
The Science Channel series Engineering Catastrophes devoted a segment of its latest season three episode (Season 3, Episode 6, Premiered 11/06/2019) entitled 'Houston's Hurricane Hell' to an examination of the engineering problems that resulted in the famous Skagit River Bridge disaster.
On May 23, 2013, at about 7:00 pm, a major span of the Skagit River Bridge which carries Interstate 5 over the Skagit River, which famously collapsed. The cause of the catastrophic failure was determined to be an oversize load striking several of the bridge's overhead support beams, leading to an immediate collapse of the northernmost span.
Attorney Chris Davis of Davis Law Group represented survivors Dan and Sally Sligh in their injury claim against Mullen Trucking. Engineering Catastrophes producers came from England last spring to shoot footage for the show segment which also featured an interview with Chris Davis describing what caused the accident.
Engineering Catastrophes profiles, investigates, analyzes and find solutions for the world's most unbelievable engineering blunders - great and small. From the hilarious to the gobsmackingly stupid, from the deadly to the bank-busting. Search your local TV listings for episodes and show times.