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Building Located at 601 Colorado Scheduled to be Imploded this Sunday
March 19, 2018


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The 10-story Ashbel Smith Hall building at 601 Colorado Street will be imploded by explosives experts Lindamood Demolition and Controlled Demolition, Inc. early in the morning on Sunday, March 25.
An implosion is being utilized in order to allow gravity to pull the structure down in a matter of minutes, rather than months, significantly lessening the impact the process will have on its immediate surroundings. CDI has used this implosion method thousands of times around the world in the past 68 years. 
“We appreciate that this is the first implosion of its kind in Austin in more than 10 years,” said Andrea Weisheimer, Project Executive, DPR Construction. “However, due to the significance of the event, extraordinary safety measures are being put into place and the public is strongly advised to stay away from the downtown area.”
Anyone close to the implosion is likely to hear a large noise, but this is a normal occurrence and may last only a few seconds. Please plan to avoid the area during the early morning hours this Sunday. 
The building is being demolished to make way for a DPR Construction-built 36-story office tower developed by Trammell Crow Company.