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5:37 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Wetzel Hall Demolition Ready to Roll

Wetzel Hall this spring
Rich Egger
  • Interview with James Santoro and Ted Renner

Contractors are making final preparations for the implosion of Wetzel Hall at Western Illinois University on Saturday, July 14 at 7:00 am.

They have been going door-to-door in the neighborhoods near the building to talk about what to expect and to review evacuation procedures.

James Santoro of Controlled Demolition, Inc said the implosion might sound like a loud thunderstorm to those near the site when the building comes down. It might sound like a car backfiring to those a bit further away.

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