Civil engineering’s Dario Gasparini explains structural failures in two Ohio casinos

Structural failures while concrete is being poured are not uncommon

The Plain Dealer: A section of Cincinnati’s Horseshoe Casino collapsed last week, six weeks after part of the valet parking garage at Cleveland’s casino collapsed. Dario Gasparini, professor of civil engineering, said accidents during concrete pouring are very common. “It is one of the most common failures that occur,” he said.