Sunday, December 5, 2010

Amon Carter Implosion Successful

((HT: MyFoxDFW))

So, that's why the Texas Bowl is being played at the SMU campus this year...

A portion of TCU's Amon Carter Stadium was imploded to make way for a massive renovation project. It took just seconds-worth of a few boom-booms for the west grandstand to fall.

The demolition is part of a $105 million renovation project that will create three-tiered seating, two-dozen suites, a 20,000 square-foot club level, and a new press box. The north end zone and stadium exterior will also undergo renovations.

Most of the construction is expected to be completed by the start of next football season.

Here's the report from the TCU campus...

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