Crumbling Concrete Case Goes to Court

NBC Connecticut

A new lawsuit involving crumbling concrete named former Stafford Springs concrete company J.J. Mottes as a co-defendant.

This summer an exclusive NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters investigation shared the story of Marya Mahoney.

Her Ellington garage tested positive for pyrrhotite, a naturally occurring mineral experts say causes concrete to crack.

The concrete was poured by J.J. Mottes in 2013, making it perhaps the most recent project known to have crumbling concrete.

A spokesman for J.J. Mottes has told us the company is out of business, and it insists its concrete is not to blame, but rather poor workmanship by installers.

You can watch the original story we aired on Marya Mahoney here.

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