Stadiums, Arenas, & Other Long-span Structures

"The minute you think you've got it made, disaster is just around the corner."Joe Paterno




  • Beaver Stadium North Stands - Construction Defects and Remediation - In progress coming soon, University Park, PA (AE 537 2013 M. Ceglar)

  • Enschede Stadium Roof Collapse ( July 7, 2011) Enschede, the Netherlands
  • Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, known locally as the Engenhao, 2007 Pan American Games / 2016 Olmypic Statium - Roof Deficiencies discovered prior to Olympics >
  • Montreal Olympic Stadium (Multiple failures including fire, tower and roof damage in 1980's, falling concrete slab in 1991 and Fabric Roof Failure in January 1999.
  • University of Washington Football Stadium (Feb. 25, 1987)
  • University of Idaho Stadium, Moscow Idaho: Moisture Deterioration (1975-1980) (AE 537 2014 Dastalfo)