*UPDATE: This story has been updated to include the report on campus-wide building inspections released May 13.
COLUMBIA — MU released hundreds of pages of reports, work orders and emails in response to public-records requests after a walkway at University Village apartments collapsed Feb. 22, resulting in the death of firefighter Bruce Britt while he was responding to a report of a structural emergency. Here's a look at the documents.
Structural report for all campus buildings
This report from several engineering firms hired by MU describes the results of inspections of all buildings on campus. The visual inspections found that 5 percent of campus buildings had immediate concerns, almost half of which were related to unstable walkways. A temporary remedy was provided for each building with immediate concerns.
Inspection report from Feb. 23
This report from Trabue, Hansen and Hinshaw Inc., the structural engineering firm hired by MU to evaluate University Village after the walkway collapse, details problems found in the walkways of several other buildings in the complex.
The other report from the engineering firm details the cause of the walkway collapse.
Residential Life emails
This document contains a series of emails between Residential Life staff in 2010 discussing problems and planned repairs to the walkways at University Village.
Project reports for furnace replacement
These project reports detail repairs and replacements conducted in 2012 after an inspection mentioned on Page 30 of the Residential Life emails determined the furnaces were all more than 25 years old.
Campus Facilities work orders
This collection of work orders between 2004 and 2014 shows the maintenance history of buildings at University Village. The embedded document has been edited to highlight work orders for Building 707. The full document can be viewed here.
University Village maintenance requests
This document summarizes maintenance requests at University Village apartment complex.
Graduate and family housing master plan
This presentation makes recommendations for graduate and family housing units owned by the university. It recommends that University Village be demolished by 2011 because it would be too expensive to renovate.
Closing notification for buildings 708 and 705
These are letters notifying residents that two University Village buildings were being closed. Building 708 closed in 2006 for "preventative maintenance" and was still unoccupied in February. Building 705 was closed due to safety concerns.
Previous Missourian reports about the University Village walkway collapse also are available online.