Stubbs Tower Implosion - Savannah, Georgia - 2007-12-15
WSAV - Savannah, Georgia Hilton Head, South Carolina NBC affiliate station.
Stubbs Tower on Bee Road in Savannah came down around 8 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, with a series of controlled explosions. 400-500 pounds of explosives were used to create a twenty five foot tall pile of debris from the former fifteen-story low-income housing highrise.
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Long lead-in by television news talking heads and a brief discussion of the implosion methodology by a spokesman for D.H. Griffin, the company responsible for the implosion. D.H. Griffin has been in the implosion business for several decades and also managed the implosion of the old Atlanta Fulton County Stadium. There are several videos of the implosion from different angles and a computer simulation created by N.C. State University' Department of Applied Science International.
There aren't very many tall buildings in the low country. So, this is an exciting event for people in the area. The dust generated was one of the chief concerns that justified city officials keeping spectators a significant distance from the implosion.
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