In Australia, a 34-storey skyscraper has found a crack. Residents evacuated for second time in a week
According to experts, the 51 apartments in the tower declared unsafe.
In Australia for the second time this week evacuated a 34 storey skyscraper Opal Tower, which found the crack. As the channel ABC, the residents left their apartments to professionals to be able to conduct a thorough investigation.
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The first time residents were evacuated Monday after people inside heard a crack. Their apartments also ordered to leave and residents of nearby houses. In total evacuated about three thousand people.
As a result of the inspection on the tenth floor of the building and found a large crack. The experts considered unsafe for 51 apartments, but after checking the residents were allowed to return home.
The investigation engaged a construction company Icon. On Thursday, her representatives stated the need for re-evacuation. This time the building inspection can take up to 10 days. At the same time, the company promised to provide housing in nearby hotels and to provide compensation:
We spend a lot of time and effort with the team of the best engineers of the country to find out why this happened 18 months after the end of construction.
The government of the Australian state of New South Wales has also instructed its engineers to conduct an investigation of the situation.
In an interview with ABC, many residents of the tower, even those who live in safe homes, said that will still look for alternative accommodation.
Skyscraper Opal Tower was put into operation in 2018, there are 392 apartments. One can be purchased for $620,000 dollars, two for $935 000.