Demolition News

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – Many in the community remember the iconic Fair Grounds Field in its prime, but soon it meets its end as its demolition date approaches. A spokesman with the City of Shreveport informed KSLA News 12 that the removal of a bat infestation will take place starting Aug. 22 to prepare the […]

No demolition for eyesore Central Warehouse building

ALBANY, NY Albany city crews continued to monitor the imminent threat Saturday at the Central Warehouse after concrete started falling from a portion of the Montgomery Street building on Friday. “Crews are right now working on one corner of the building where there’s a large metal stack,” said Mayor Kathy Sheehan. “Then the plan is […]

Former radioactive reactors in Oak Ridge prepped for demolition

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) — Crews are preparing former research reactor facilities for demolition announced Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management is working with its clean-up contractor, UCOR, to change the landscape and environmental impact of the laboratory in the upcoming months. The demolition focuses on eliminating risks, clearing land […]

Demolition Ramps Up for PENN15 Supertall at 15 Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition work is ramping up for PENN 15, a 56-story, 1,200-foot commercial supertall at 15 Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Foster + Partners and developed by Vornado Realty Trust, the 2.7 million-square-foot tower will replace the aging Hotel Pennsylvania and stand as the tallest component in the 7.4 million-square-foot Penn District master plan. […]

Detroit incinerator demolition in sight after years of fraught operations

DETROIT (FOX 2) – For the neighbors living in the shadow of the Detroit incinerator, it’s a day that couldn’t come soon enough. The long-despised facility is to be demolished, the mayor said, following more than 30 years of fraught operations and 750 violations of pollution emission standards in the final five years of running. […]

Hazmat & Government News

Eleven companies bid on former Westinghouse demolition project

Richland County Land Bank manager Amy Hamrick said the board may award the bid Wednesday at its 1 p.m. regular meeting at the Richland County Courthouse. Most recently, the land bank became the owner of the former Westinghouse building and its adjacent 14 acres. The dilapidated building is earmarked for demolition. The site will be […]

A day after two fires were found inside RFK Stadium, D.C.’s convention and sports authority gave an update on the venue’s eventual demolition

A day after two fires were found inside RFK Stadium, D.C.’s convention and sports authority gave an update on the venue’s eventual demolition. In a statement regarding Tuesday’s fires, Events DC said the process of removing hazardous materials has begun and “will take several months.” “Demolition of major structural components will be completed by the […]

The Navy wants to demolish Puget Sound Naval Shipyard’s iconic shipyard crane. Here’s why.

BREMERTON — The Navy plans to take down the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard’s historic hammerhead crane as part of a billion-dollar effort to turn antiquated facilities into a state-of-the-art dry dock for nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers. The green steel of the crane has stood over the shipyard and surrounding city for nearly 90 years, […]

Artists Lose Suit to Protect Work in Manhattan Jail Demolition

Two artists on May 18 lost a suit to protect their work from being destroyed along with a jail in New York City’s Chinatown neighborhood. Citing the federal Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990, Kit-Yin Snyder and Richard Haas had filed a suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York […]

Land bank moving forward on demolition projects

COSHOCTON — The Coshocton County Land Reutilization Corporation, known as the land bank, is moving forward with plans to demolish the former Custom Glove factory at 421 S. Fifth St. The land bank acquired the property in April and is pursuing Brownfield Remediation Program funding from the Ohio Department of Development. Tiffany Swigert, director of […]