Three former New York City project officials indicted in connection with a fatal 2007 fire at a vacant Ground Zero high-rise being cleaned of asbestos and demolished will stand trial on manslaughter and other charges on Jan. 18. A New York state supreme court judge rejected on Oct. 22 motions to dismiss charges. The fire killed two firefighters. Click here to read ruling by Judge Rena K. Uviller. Photo: AP August 2007 fire at former World Trade Center site killed two firefighters. Related Links: Ground Zero Blaze Raises New Questions on Demolition Job Now facing trial related to the Deutsche
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.