EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Hidalgo County Courthouse closed Wednesday and will remain closed Thursday, officials announced.

County officials said the courthouse will be closed on Wednesday due to a faulty cooling tower that collapsed, preventing water from cooling the building. In an update, officials stated the courthouse will remain closed Thursday.

All operations in the courthouse, including jury duty, will be temporarily halted.

County workers and officials will determineThursday when the courthouse may reopen for operations.