Engineers, local and state officials gathered Thursday at the Ryefield Condominiums in Vernon for a live drilling and core sampling to test for crumbling concrete foundations. The goal of the testing is to identify at-risk foundations with pyrrhotite, and to understand the true scope of the crumbling foundations crisis. Researchers tested two condos and both came back negative. “The main...
UConn engineers were in Vernon on Thursday to demonstrate how they test homes for concrete that may contain the mineral that has led to many crumbling foundations in the state.