Repairs on collapsed Hackensack garage nearly complete

One year after the parking garage collapse at Prospect Towers in Hackensack, the city's construction manager says repairs are almost finished and the building is

HACKENSACK - One year after the parking garage collapse at Prospect Towers in Hackensack, the city's construction manager says repairs are almost finished and the building is safe.

The collapse, during which the parking garage of the building came crashing down, forced hundreds to evacuate from their homes last year.

As for the garage, city construction officials say cars can now be parked there, but some areas are still off limits. The garage also has new galvanized pipes in the sprinkler system. Renovations have also been done throughout the building, including a reinforced balcony.Hackensack high-rise reopens 5 months after collapseTenants displaced by Hackensack garage collapse still waitingResidents attend meeting on Hackensack collapse Tenants retrieve belongings after garage collapseInspectors join officials in Hackensack to look at progressEngineer appears to have predicted Hackensack collapseHackensack Building Collapse: Previous Coverage

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Monmouth County officials continue to search for missing 1 Officials continue to search for missing 19-year-old
Police in Asbury Park calling for cease fire 2 Police in Asbury Park call for cease-fire after shootings
A fire destroyed this house on Bramhall Avenue 3 Early morning fire destroys house in Jersey City
Jersey Weekend Buzz 4 Jersey Weekend Buzz
VIDEO: Man reunited with missing wedding ring 5 VIDEO: Man reunited with missing wedding ring

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE