The city of Columbia’s Fifth and Walnut parking garage will undergo safety enhancements this fall.

In the past decade, the garage had been the site of several suicides, which has prompted a more insistent public interest in preventing dangerous access on the higher levels.

  • City and county reporter, fall 2021. Studying investigative journalism and political science. Reach me at or in the newsroom at 882-5700.

  • Fred Anklam manages city and county government reporters. He can be reached at or in the newsroom at 573-882-5720.

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