The WORST episodes of Engineering Catastrophes

Every episode of Engineering Catastrophes ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Engineering Catastrophes!

Last Updated: 3/26/2023Network:Science Channel
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Jacksonville's Parking Garage Disaster
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#1 - Jacksonville's Parking Garage Disaster

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/30/2022

The construction of a new parking garage at a luxury waterside condo turns disastrous as it collapses in Jacksonville, Fla.; experts use the latest tech to investigate and uncover critical design flaws and unsupported lower levels.

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Miami's Condo Catastrophe
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#2 - Miami's Condo Catastrophe

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/23/2022

Catastrophe strikes Miami, Fla., as a 13-story condominium tower collapses with deadly debris; experts use the latest science to investigate and uncover an uncontrolled method of demolition that led to catastrophic failure.

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Texas Fertilizer Catastrophe
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#3 - Texas Fertilizer Catastrophe

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/16/2022

Experts investigate a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas.

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Ghost Town from Hell
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6.73
11 votes

#4 - Ghost Town from Hell

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2018

A detonated building mysteriously refuses to fall, an American ghost town with a deadly legacy, and wind turbines on the brink of disaster are engineering disasters in need of repair, and experts reveal what went wrong and if they can be fixed.

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Oklahoma Freeway Free-Fall
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6.83
12 votes

#5 - Oklahoma Freeway Free-Fall

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/11/2021

Experts investigate a deadly tragedy in an Oklahoma bridge collapse.

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Curse of the Devil's Dam
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6.89
18 votes

#6 - Curse of the Devil's Dam

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2019

When a dam breaks during routine maintenance, engineers fear a catastrophic flood; experts use the latest science to investigate what went wrong and how a simple miscalculation could be to blame.

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Explosions from Hell
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6.89
9 votes

#7 - Explosions from Hell

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/20/2019

When demolitions don't go as planned, engineers race for cutting-edge solutions to bring down buildings that refuse to fall. At the world-renowned Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan, experts try to succeed when the world's most powerful explosives fail.

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Blaze of Winston-Salem
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7.00
6 votes

#8 - Blaze of Winston-Salem

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/28/2022

A catastrophic fire at a fertilizer plant threatens city-wide devastation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; experts use the latest science to investigate an outdated, wooden storage facility heavily stocked with volatile, explosive chemicals.

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When Demolitions Go Wrong
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7.00
10 votes

#9 - When Demolitions Go Wrong

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/13/2019

With space at a premium in many towns and cities, every year hundreds of thousands of unwanted buildings are razed to the ground to make way for something new. Featuring video footage of some of the world's biggest and most infamous disasters.

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NASA Under Pressure
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7.00
13 votes

#10 - NASA Under Pressure

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2018

When catastrophe strikes Skylab, life on earth is threatened by a space station cratering toward earth, and NASA experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong and if disaster can be averted.

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Highway to Hell
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7.00
10 votes

#11 - Highway to Hell

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2018

A skyscraper rained deadly bolts on the streets below, a highway on the brink of collapse, and a catastrophic landslide are engineering crises in need of repair. Experts use the latest science to reveal what went wrong and if disaster can be averted.

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Holes from Hell
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7.00
11 votes

#12 - Holes from Hell

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/10/2018

A giant tunnel boring machine stuck underground, a village sinking into a mountain, and massive holes that could derail a train are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

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Peril at the Airport
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7.07
14 votes

#13 - Peril at the Airport

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/2018

An airport that's sinking into the sea, a strange tower that goes wrong, and a dangerous bridge in Venice are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

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Sins of Ghost Vegas
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7.08
13 votes

#14 - Sins of Ghost Vegas

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2018

An abandoned Vegas-style getaway with a deadly secret, a ghost town sinking into the earth, and a passenger train on course for disaster are engineering catastrophes in need of repair and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong.

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Bay Area Bridge of Mayhem
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7.09
11 votes

#15 - Bay Area Bridge of Mayhem

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/2023

A devastating magnitude 6.9 earthquake lasting 15 seconds wreaked havoc on the iconic San Francisco Bay Bridge and left drivers fearing for their lives in 1989. Experts used the latest science to investigate and uncover a weakened expansion joint caused by catastrophic shockwaves.

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Sinkhole At The Museum
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7.09
11 votes

#16 - Sinkhole At The Museum

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/16/2021

A massive sinkhole swallows millions of dollars of legendary Corvettes.

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Memphis Bridge of Doom
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7.13
8 votes

#17 - Memphis Bridge of Doom

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/7/2022

Experts investigate a vital bridge in danger of collapse in Memphis.

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Terror at Doomsday Dam
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7.13
8 votes

#18 - Terror at Doomsday Dam

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2018

When America's tallest dam threatens to burst, a nearby town finds itself an hour away from total annihilation, and engineers use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong and if disaster can be averted.

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Pittsburgh Landslide
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7.15
13 votes

#19 - Pittsburgh Landslide

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/1/2021

A vital hillside highway in Pennsylvania is destroyed in just minutes after a catastrophic landslide rocks a community; engineers investigate and uncover undetected geological issues with an increased and unstable traffic load.

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Stadium Disaster
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7.19
16 votes

#20 - Stadium Disaster

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/5/2018

A stadium on the brink of collapse, an upside-down bridge, and a massive subway project in crisis are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

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Miami Condo Calamity
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7.22
9 votes

#21 - Miami Condo Calamity

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/26/2022

Tragedy strikes a community when a condominium complex collapses in Miami, resulting in one of the deadliest engineering disasters in American history; experts investigate and reveal potential flaws in the structure's flat slab construction.

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Disaster in Vegas
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7.22
9 votes

#22 - Disaster in Vegas

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/2018

A giant sinkhole, a multi-million dollar road to nowhere, and a wind turbine on the brink of disaster are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

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Texas Oil Port Inferno
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7.25
4 votes

#23 - Texas Oil Port Inferno

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/14/2022

A deadly explosion strikes a major crude oil port creating an inferno of epic proportions in Corpus Christi, Texas; experts use the latest science to investigate and uncover a failed dredging operation that ruptured a propane pipeline on Aug 21, 2020.

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Italian Railway Debacle
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7.25
12 votes

#24 - Italian Railway Debacle

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/19/2022

Disaster strikes a new railway bridge as a crane collapses in the middle of major construction in Italy; experts investigate and uncover a compromise in balance with improperly positioned counterweights and a maneuver that resulted in catastrophe.

Genoa Bridge of Tragedy
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7.25
12 votes

#25 - Genoa Bridge of Tragedy

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/12/2022

The Genoa bridge collapse takes down a symbolic crossing and becomes one of Italy's deadliest engineering disasters; experts investigate and uncover years of slow deterioration to the structure's heavily corroded concrete-encased cables.

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