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Another Reason To Evacuate Downtown Miami: Construction Cranes

11 September 2017, 12:49 | Kara Nash

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Construction cranes in downtown Miami were a major concern ahead of this storm because officials didn't have time to take them down before the storm.

About 25 cranes remained up before the storm approached South Florida. City officials have told people to leave if they live in a path of these cranes.

The crane collapsed and fell into the top of a building under construction, said Miami City Manager Daniel Alfonso. "Taking them is not something you can easily do". "Consider that the counterbalances on tower cranes weigh about 20,000 to 30,000 pounds".

According to the resident, the crane is on top of the PMG building that is now under construction.

Now, we have seen that one has cracked and fallen in the downtown area. "The winds are so strong that it's not known what will happen".

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"Streets have to be closed, another crane has to be brought in", he said.

Abby Ape's 14th-floor apartment has a view of the toppled crane.

Officials urged people in buildings facing the crane to seek shelter on the opposite side of the building or in a stairwell.

"The luffing crane can not rotate like a weather vane", Whiteman said. "It will be done by wind-blown debris".

A tornado could have ripped the crane loose, Whiteman said. Miami-Dade and Broward counties issued those orders starting Thursday for barrier islands and low-lying mainland areas in the metro area of 6 million people, where forecasters predict the hurricane with winds of 180 miles per hour (290 kph) could strike by early Sunday. Miami-Dade County's population is about 2.7 million. I never thought I'd say this ... leave Miami Beach.



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