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Japan Fixes Fukuoka City Sinkhole In 2 Days
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Japan Fixes Fukuoka City Sinkhole In 2 Days

The Japanese once again proved that their workmanship and efficiency are top level. A 30m by 27m and 15m deep sinkhole opened up outside a busy railway station in the city of Fukuoka, damaging the road and threatening nearby buildings. However, it took only 48 hours to repair power cuts, restore gas and water supplies, as well as fill everything with 6,200 cubic metres of sand and cement, although health and security checks delayed the actual reopening of the site.

According to the mayor Soichiro Takashima, the affected ground is now 30 times stronger than before. The workers involved in this engineering project have been praised by social media and everyone are happy that there wasn’t a single report of injuries.

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lukastruss
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

you have to be kidding me, 48h!?. in berlin a pipe broke on two month ago and they still work on it.

Pi...
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

At least they're working on it... In my country, they'd still be figuring out WHO has to work on it....

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Doum Doum
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Efficiency, we found that is in Japan it is in their blood!

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Sophie Januszewska
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Actually it was a week, not 48 hours. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/11/15/national/fukuoka-street-reopens-week-massive-sinkhole-appeared/#.WCsX1GR94zY

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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They FIXED it in 48 hours, but health and security checks delayed the reopening :)

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lukastruss
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

you have to be kidding me, 48h!?. in berlin a pipe broke on two month ago and they still work on it.

Pi...
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

At least they're working on it... In my country, they'd still be figuring out WHO has to work on it....

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Doum Doum
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Efficiency, we found that is in Japan it is in their blood!

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Sophie Januszewska
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Actually it was a week, not 48 hours. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/11/15/national/fukuoka-street-reopens-week-massive-sinkhole-appeared/#.WCsX1GR94zY

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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They FIXED it in 48 hours, but health and security checks delayed the reopening :)

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