Masonry parapet collapses onto street canopy, which fails and falls onto footpath along with parts of parapet.
Potential structural strengthening project
Structural steel frame (portal frame) is fitted under the canopy with legs supported on the footpath. Frame to support canopy under the weight of falling masonry.
Possible first steps with a structural engineer
They assess the structural capacity of the canopy and provide specifications for the steel frame.
Updated on 15th December 2016