‘No very clear evidence’ to what brought on Propst Arena exterior collapse

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

VBC spokesperson Samantha Nielsen despatched an update for the initially time in 9 months, the early morning after Information 19 ran a story about the anniversary of the collapse.

“After an investigation, there is no very clear proof as to what induced the ceiling components to fall short consequently, no corporation has been determined to be at fault and no lawsuits have been submitted,” Nielsen stated in the update.

Nielsen stated on April 21 at the VBC Board of Management Conference, the firm Matheny Goldmon Architects + Interiors submitted and experienced accepted a redesign as nicely as a bid for the replacement of the ceiling framework.

Nielsen stated the VBC’s coverage business is paying out the declare for the elimination and substitute of the ceiling that collapsed.

She extra that VBC officials also created the determination to take away and exchange all similar elements that were being installed at the identical time in 2010, just in case a related difficulty may exist.

The new components are scheduled to be mounted someday prior to the close of the summer season.