Construction error suspected in Miami-Dade College garage collapse

A construction error is the chief suspect in the partial collapse of a parking garage at Miami-Dade College in Doral, FL.

November 01, 2012 |

A construction error is the chief suspect in the partial collapse of a parking garage at Miami-Dade College in Doral, Fla.

Because of the way the floor slabs in one section of the Miami-Dade garage appear to have come down — all on one side, while remaining attached to a side wall at the other — some structural engineers and construction tradespeople said that investigators will look first at construction error, as opposed to faulty design, as a likely cause.

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