Ted Renner

Former Dorm at WIU
5:37 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Wetzel Hall Demolition Ready to Roll

Wetzel Hall this spring
Rich Egger

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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