What Caused Fatal Sea Isle City Condo Deck Collapse?


A preventable tragedy at the Spinnaker Tower Condos in Sea Isle City. Partial collapse of an 8th floor deck killed one construction worker and injured 2 others on Feb. 24, 2023.

What might be the root causes of this engineering disaster?

WATCH: Jeff Ostroff investigates videos and photos from the scene in Sea Isle City.

Standards for concrete repair: Were they followed?

Why weren’t shoring poles used to prevent collapse?

Balcony Collapse.

Patio collapses are fairly common.

From OC SENTINEL: The incident is currently under investigation by Sea Isle Police detectives, with assistance from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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1 thought on “What Caused Fatal Sea Isle City Condo Deck Collapse?”

  1. What a tragedy, such a shame. Hoping they can learn lessons to prevent similar things from happening in other properties and shore towns.

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