Tower’s $100M fix meant to stop building, its home values from sinking

Four years after the Millennium Tower grabbed international attention as the world’s most prominent sinking and leaning high-rise, the off-kilter condo tower is set to start a $100 million fix that residents hope will not only correct the engineering blunders of the past but restore values in the beleaguered building.

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Millennium Tower’s $100M fix meant to stop building from sinking

Four years after the Millennium Tower grabbed international attention as the world’s most prominent sinking and leaning high-rise, the off-kilter condo tower is set to start a $100 million fix that residents hope will not only correct the engineering blunders of the past but restore values in the beleaguered building.

Over the next few weeks, the scaffolding will be erected at 301 Mission St. The sidewalks will be barricaded off. Pile drivers will start drilling the first of 52 concrete, 140,000-pound piles that will anchor the building to bedrock 250 feet below ground. The two-year project will relieve stress on soils

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Millennium Tower’s $100M fix meant to stop building and home values from further sinking



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Russia given five more months to fix ‘deficient’ anti-doping plan

MONACO—Russia has been given five more months to fix a “seriously deficient” plan to combat doping in track and field, World Athletics said Saturday.

Track’s world governing body said Russia’s deadline was moved from Sept. 30 to March 1. A World Athletics task force reported the Russian track federation, known as RusAF, had so few experienced staff that it couldn’t compose an adequate road map for lifting a doping suspension which has been in place nearly five years.

“Although the draft plan was better than what has come before (in particular, in acknowledging the doping culture in Russian athletics, and in identifying some of the systemic issues that have to be addressed to change that culture), it is nevertheless seriously deficient and does not meet most of the requirements,” the task force said in a statement.

“The task force could not possibly provide feedback that would facilitate turning this product

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