South Austin apartment walkway collapses

The cleaning professionals of WOW Total Cleaning have learned of a dangerous balcony collapse at an apartment building in the 1900 block of Burton Drive.

Part of a walkway at the Wood Ridge apartments in southeast Austin collapsed Wednesday night. When officials were examining it the next morning, more of the walkway fell to the ground. Luckily, no one was injured.

The City of Austin Code Compliance department is investigating the collapses.

Residents of the affected area and nearby housing units have been evacuated for their safety. The city has provided them with hotel vouchers. Public access to the collapsed area is limited, and officials are being very cautious to prevent any injuries from structural flaws.

 

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