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Isle of Capris Parking Structure
100 block of Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Mississippi

Location: 30.39219° N x 88.86151° W

This single-story (2-level) parking structure just west of a hotel building on the Gulf waterfront suffered partial collapse of the roof deck. The structure has cast-in-place reinforced concrete columns, precast concrete girders, and precast, pre-tensioned concrete double-tee deck beams. The partial collapse of this 6x6 bay (~60m x 60m) frame involved between one and four bays on the seaward edge.

exterior view of structure

Figure 1: This figure shows a partially collapsed single-story (2-level) precast concrete parking structure. The collapsed bays are at the back (south side) of the structure.

Photo: G. Mosqueda (for MCEER)

inside view of fallen beams

Figure 2: Fallen precast double-tee deck beams at the south side of the parking structure.

Photo: G. Mosqueda (for MCEER)

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