Engineering Catastrophes

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  • TV-PG
  • 2018
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.9  (117)

Engineering Catastrophes will look at structural mistakes from around the globe and explore the remarkable solutions used to solve them.

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Miami Condo Calamity
10. Miami Condo Calamity
January 26, 2022
Tragedy strikes a community when a condominium complex collapses in Miami, resulting in one of the deadliest engineering disasters in American history; experts investigate and reveal potential flaws in the structure's flat slab construction.
Italian Railway Debacle
9. Italian Railway Debacle
January 19, 2022
Disaster strikes a new railway bridge as a crane collapses in the middle of major construction in Italy; experts investigate and uncover a compromise in balance with improperly positioned counterweights and a maneuver that resulted in catastrophe.
Genoa Bridge of Tragedy
8. Genoa Bridge of Tragedy
January 12, 2022
The Genoa bridge collapse takes down a symbolic crossing and becomes one of Italy's deadliest engineering disasters; experts investigate and uncover years of slow deterioration to the structure's heavily corroded concrete-encased cables.
Pennsylvania Ice Flood
7. Pennsylvania Ice Flood
January 5, 2022
An unprecedented cycle of freezing and thawing causes dramatic destruction to a landmark bridge in Pennsylvania; experts investigate and reveal how a sudden surge of icy floodwater buckled pier foundations weakened from years of erosion.
New York Disaster Crane
6. New York Disaster Crane
December 29, 2021
A crane disastrously falls across two lanes of traffic during construction work on a landmark bridge in New York City.
Atlantic City Casino Collapse
5. Atlantic City Casino Collapse
December 22, 2021
A catastrophic construction disaster causes a casino parking garage to collapse with fatal consequences in Atlantic City; experts investigate and uncover evidence of missing reinforcements vital for structural stability using the latest science.
California Desert Bridge Collapse
4. California Desert Bridge Collapse
December 15, 2021
A flash flood catastrophe brings one of America's most vital highways to a complete standstill in the California desert; using scientific methods, expert engineers investigate and discover how its bridge foundations lacked a crucial element.
Cincinnati Demolition Disaster
3. Cincinnati Demolition Disaster
December 8, 2021
Tragedy strikes in Cincinnati as a sudden bridge collapse leaves one of America's busiest highways at a complete standstill; using scientific methods, expert engineers investigate and reveal how a routine demolition unfolded so disastrously wrong.
Arizona Railroad Inferno
2. Arizona Railroad Inferno
December 1, 2021
A devastating railroad inferno takes down a vital route on a historic river crossing in Arizona; using the latest cutting-edge tech, experts investigate the remaining incinerated evidence to determine what caused such a disastrous derailment.
San Francisco Freeway Fire
1. San Francisco Freeway Fire
November 24, 2021
Catastrophe strikes as one of America's most vital freeway intersections erupts in flames and completely collapses in San Francisco; experts use the latest science to investigate how an overturned tanker truck spawned a devastating inferno.

Engineering Catastrophes will look at structural mistakes from around the globe and explore the remarkable solutions used to solve them. Engineering Catastrophes is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (56 episodes). The series first aired on April 5, 2018.

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Engineering Catastrophes is available for streaming on the Science Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Engineering Catastrophes on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Science Channel, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 5, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (117)