2018 inspection found ‘major error’ at collapsed Florida condo An engineer said the error dates back to the building’s construction four decades ago and caused “major structural damage.” It’s unknown if that contributed to the collapse. Rescue personnel on Friday continue working the rubble of Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside.Where was the building collapse in Surfside Florida?
Some engineers looking at the failure of a 13-story condo tower in Florida said the collapse appeared to have begun somewhere near the bottom of the building. Video annotated by The New York Times describes the stages of a deadly building collapse in Surfside, Fla., on Thursday.Where was the building that collapsed in Miami?
SURFSIDE — The oceanfront condominium building that collapsed near Miami had “major structural damage” to a concrete structural slab below its pool deck that needed to be extensively repaired, according to a 2018 engineering report on the building.When did the Champlain Towers collapse in Florida?
It said the waterproofing under the pool deck had failed and had been improperly laid flat instead of sloped, preventing water from draining off. Rescue personnel work at the remains of the Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside, Fla., on Friday, June 25, 2021. The seaside tower collapsed on Thursday.