‘No obvious evidence’ to what caused Propst Arena exterior collapse

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Officers with the Von Braun Center have responded to Information 19’s quite a few requests for an update on the investigation into the partial ceiling collapse at Propst Arena.

VBC spokesperson Samantha Nielsen despatched an update for the initial time in 9 months, the morning following News 19 ran a story about the anniversary of the collapse.

“After an investigation, there is no very clear proof as to what caused the ceiling elements to fail therefore, no organization has been determined to be at fault and no lawsuits have been submitted,” Nielsen mentioned in the update.

Nielsen explained on April 21 at the VBC Board of Manage Assembly, the business Matheny Goldmon Architects + Interiors submitted and had accepted a redesign as well as a bid for the alternative of the ceiling construction.

Nielsen mentioned the VBC’s insurance firm is spending the assert for the removal and replacement of the ceiling that collapsed.

She additional that VBC officials also manufactured the determination to eliminate and swap all very similar elements that had been mounted at the same time in 2010, just in scenario a related situation may well exist.

The new factors are scheduled to be installed sometime just before the stop of the summer time.